ANNEX A to APPENDIX A MLRS Battalion - GSM/CGS Interoperability Checklist
The following checklist is provided as a sample check for MLRS Battalion FDS-GSM/CGS interoperability. It is suggested as a part of, and modification to the unit TAC SOP.
_______ Location selected for the GSM/CGS, support vehicle, and generators.
_______ Battlefield geometry prepared for GSM/CGS crew.
_______ GSM/CGS mission data understood by GSM/CGS crew and FDC.
_______ Special instructions for GSM/CGS-FDC. SYS;PTM may be used to pass
FRAGOs and other information requirements (e.g., fire mission
_______ Situation briefing prepared for GSM/CGS/FDC.
_______ Ammunition allocation adjustments required.
_______ Rehearsal plan prepared/coordinated.
_______ Verify FRAGO has airspace clearance for each platoon and target area.
_______ Verify battery(s)/platoon(s) in position, ready to fire.
_______ Wire communications hookups / wire on hand and serviceable.
_______ Site selected by operations adequate for GSM/CGS communications
(e.g., BN FDC and S-3 (Operations & Intel Section)).
_______ Frequencies and call signs ready for GSM/CGS.
_______ MSE drop available for GSM/CGS.
_______ Phone number list available for GSM/CGS.
_______ Key material on hand. Arrangements for GSM/CGS crypto keying (if required).
_______ Verify time, conduct time hack.
_______ Subscriber codes designated / on hand.
_______ Battery/platoon develops a launcher posturing plan.