Indirect Fire Infantryman

















Indirect Fire
Infantryman



11C
– Indirect Fire Infantryman













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Closed
to Women
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Major duties. The indirect fire infantryman
serves as a supervisor or as a member
of a mortar squad, section, or platoon.
Em ploys crew and individual weapons
in offensive, defensive and retrograde
ground combat tactical operations. Duties
for MOS 11C at each level of skill are:


(1) Skill Level 1. Employs, fires,
and recovers anti-personnel and anti-tank
mines. Performs self extraction from
a mine field. Locates and neutralizes
mines. Navigates from one point on the
ground to another. Orients a map. Operates
and maintains communications equipment
and operates in a radio net. Operates
in a NBC contaminated area. Emplace
and recover early warning devises. Constructs
and camouflages individual/crew served
weapons firing position. Constructs
and camouflages a mortar firing position.
Main tains mortars and fire control
equipment. Performs safety checks on
mortars. Performs as a member of a mortar
squad providing indirect fire support.


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(2) Skill Level 2. Indirect fire infantryman performs duties
shown in preceding level skill. Leads
and controls mortar squads. Supervises
and trains subor dinate personnel. Provides
tactical and technical guidance to subor
dinates and professional support to
subordinates and superiors in the accomplishment
of their duties. Supervises the construction
of mor tar positions. Records operational
information on maps. Receives and implements
combat orders; directs deployment of
personnel in offensive, defensive, and
retrograde operations. Requests, observes,
and adjusts indirect supporting fire.
Supervises subordinate person nel in
all phases of individual and mortar
equipment maintenance. Uses map and
map overlays, performs intersection
and resection, and determines elevations
and grid azimuth. Prepares fire plans,
target lists and overlays. Prepares
and computes firing data using below
pivot point and grid method. Reciprocally
lay mortars. Prepares mortar ballistic
computer for operation.


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(3) Skill Level 3. Performs duties
shown in preceding level of skill. Leads
a mortar section. Provides tactical
and technical guid ance to subordinates
ad professional support to both subordinates
and superiors in the accomplishment
of their duties. Receives and issues
orders. Coordinates indirect fire support
for the mortar. En sures collection
and proper reporting of intelligence
data to unit. Supervises a firing section
and various work details. Analyzes terram.
Conducts tactical operations for a squad
and NBC operations. Maintains operational
security. Prepares, operates, and maintains
secure communications equipment. Reciprocally
lay mortars. Con solidates and re organizes
a mortar squad. Supervises fire direction
center personnel.


(4) Skill Level 4. Indirect fire infantryman performs duties
shown in preceding level of skill. Leads
mortar or infantry weapons platoon.
Assists in planning (to include fire
planning), organizing, directing, supervising,
training, coordinating, and reporting
activities of subordinate mortar sections
and squads. Provides tactical and technical
guidance to subordinates and professional
support to subordinates and superiors
in the accomplishment of their duties.
Supervises occupation of an assembly
area. Employs NBC defensive team. Plans
for, supervises preparation of, and
conducts NBC operations. Performs battle
damage assessment. Develops a platoon
training plan. Conducts graphic resection
and hasty surveys.


(5) Skill Level 5. Performs duties
shown in preceding level of skill. Supervises
a mortar platoon. Assists in planning
(to include fire planning), organizing,
directing, supervising, training, coordinat
ing, and reporting activities of subordinate
mortar sections and squads. Provides
tactical and technical guidance to subordinates
and professional support to both subordinates
and superiors, which also includes recommendations
in the accomplishment of their duties.
Serves as the principal noncommissioned
officer in an infantry headquarters
and headquarters company and supervises
the process ing of operation and intelligence
information in an infantry battalion
or higher level unit. Plans, coordinates,
supervises, and participates in activities
pertaining to organization, training,
and combat opera tions and intelligence
of units at battalion or higher level.









Physical demands rating and qualifications
for the initial award of MOS. Indirect fire infantryman must possess the following
qualifications:


(1) A physical demands rating, of very
heavy.


(2) A physical profile, of 111221.


(3) Color discrimination of red/green.


(4) Correctable vision of 20/20 in
one eye; 20/100 in other eye.


(5) A minimum score, of 90 in aptititude
area CO.


(6) Formal training (completion of
MOS I lC course conducted under the
auspices of the USA InfantrySchool)
mandatory.


NOTE: This job is closed to women.


Additional skill identifiers


(1) F7–Pathfinder.


(2) P5–Master Fitness Trainer.


(3) W8–Special Forces Military Free
Fall Operations.


(4) 2S–Battle Staff Operations (skill
level 3 and above).


(5) 4A–Reclassification Training.