DETERMINE DIRECTION WITHIN THE TARGET AREA. 061-283-1001. PRESENTED BY:. TrainingNCO.com. CONDITIONS: . Given an object in the target area with a known direction, field artillery binoculars, a compass, and a target in the target area. . STANDARDS:.
Be careful when using a compass around radios or large concentrations of metal such as vehicles.
Maintain a minimum of 50 meters distance from large metal objects to avoid incorrect readings.
The horizontal scale of the binocular reticle pattern is divided into increments of 10 mils.
The vertical scale in the center of the lens in divided into increments of 10 mils and is used in HOB (Height of Burst) adjustments.
Use the RIGHT ADD/LEFT SUBTRACT method of determining direction. Direction increases to the right and decreases to the left.
To determine the direction to the target, apply the number of mils measured left or right of the known direction by applying RALS.
FM 3-09.30 (6-30)