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Offline parkinson.ab

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Culvert Clearing
« on: February 28, 2019, 19:31:18 »
Does anyone know where to find the training plan for IED culvert clearing? im working on a training plan at home while on sick leave. Any links appreciated.

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Re: Culvert Clearing
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 20:31:31 »
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Re: Culvert Clearing
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2019, 13:01:08 »
I don't have any links or references, but for a VPS the most common method is a V-formation, usually with five members. Search commander is in the middle, usually on the road/path and then two searchers on each side. The tips of the V will be furthest out from the culvert and the first to get eyes on, the middle of the V will be close, if not next to the culvert and if something is seen, they can get a closer look and halt the commander and the vehicles following before something happens. Lead vehicle should be close enough to provide ECM/cover.

A box search can also be done afterwards, but I don't recall performing that. Usually once the lead vehicle passed the culvert, mount up and keep moving.
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Re: Culvert Clearing
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2019, 07:21:33 »
Talk to your local CER to provide support.
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