The concept of tying IHLs to fire support coordination
measures is valuable, but may be outdated.
Their approach to that task, however, was markedly different from that of their predecessor, especially with regards to training and fire support coordination
A battalion fire support coordination
exercise was conducted by the Soldiers of 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.
This included two infantry captains and a fire support coordination
cell for maneuver and fires expertise.
There were difficulties coordinating joint battlespace, especially with Fire Support Coordination
Lines, and some continuing shortfalls in integration and information sharing.
While procedural control methods will remain a mainstay of airspace and fires integration for the foreseeable future, the integration of personnel from both Services who are directing and monitoring ongoing operations permits dynamic coordination, activation, and deactivation of airspace and fire support coordination
measures rather than "buying airspace today for tomorrow's war.
Placement and use of the fire support coordination
line during Operation Iraqi Freedom represents just one example of this seam.
The placement of the fire support coordination
line was indeed the most obvious bone of contention.
Much discussion and research have been accomplished on the fire support coordination
line (FSCL) emplacement and utility.
The mission of JIISO is to increase the integration and interoperability of Special Operations and conventional forces for the joint force commander during the planning and execution of maneuver and fire support coordination
during tactical operations.
The system calculates ballistic solutions and provides fire support coordination
measures with functionality.
Flying the UK-1N "Huey" and AK-1W Super Cobra, provides combat utility helicopter support, attack helicopter fire support and fire support coordination
during amphibious and subsequent ashore operations.