plotting board


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plotting board

, plotting table
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Wing commander Darren Phelps, officer commanding the CRC, said: "The main difference is we have moved away from lots of humans having to move the air picture around with a big plotting board to a computerised screen which represents that.
With the elimination of the 107mm mortar and the GFF, the M16 plotting board has stood the test of time to remain the primary manual tool for the FDC computer.
MFCS allows the maneuver commander to receive fire for effect in a substantially less amount of time than through the previous method of fire control which required use of a plotting board, aiming posts, and sight units.
Conventional Indirect Fire--This method is used when the mortars have been laid for direction and an FDC established with positions plotted on the M16 plotting board or the M-95 mortar fire control system.
The test consisted of a plotting board and computer exam.
At a minimum, each squad must possess the necessary communications equipment, an M2 Compass and/or an aiming circle, a Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver, a plotting board with firing tables, a map with graphics, a mortar execution matrix, and a target list worksheet.
The M16 plotting board allows the FDC to determine which guns will fire during the mission.