See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. It is a howtotrain manual intended to provide general. Field artillery field manual service of the piece 75mm gun, m1897 and m1897a4, horsedrawn and truckdrawn prepared under direction of the chief of field artillery united states government printing office washington. Fm 650 tactics, techniques, and procedures for the field artillery cannon battery free ebook download as pdf file. Fm 640 field artillery pdf fm field artillery gunnery. Fm 650 tactics, techniques, and procedures for the field artillery. Field manual fm 309 provides tactics for field artillery operations and fire support in unified land operations. Lineage and honors information as of 30 september 1996. Marine corps washington, dc, 23 april 1996 page wiii tactics, techniques, and procedures for manual cannon gunnery table of contents preface chapter 1 the gunnery problem and the gunnery team oolution field artillery gunnery team five requirements for accurate. Field artillery organization the field artillery is organized into light, medium, and heavy artillery on the basis of weapon caliber. Prior to me leaving it was renamed 88th field artillery. Field artillery manual cannon gunnery headquarters department of the army united states marine corps this copy is a reprint which includes current pages from change 1. Fm 640, field artillery field manual, firing, is published for the information and guidance of all concerned.
The field artillery cannon battery is the basic firing. Constituted 5 july 1918 in the national army as battery a, 40th field artillery, an element of the 14th division. Each light artillery 105mm m102, m101a1, or m119a1 battery has a headquarters section and six howitzer sections. Fm 640 tactics, techniques, and procedures for field. Fm 455, coast artillery field manual, seacoast artillery, service of the piece12inch mortar fixed armament is published for the information and guidance of all concerned. Tactics, techniques, and procedures for field artillery manual cannon gunnery. Fm 650 tactics, techniques, and procedures for the field. Tactics, techniques, and procedures for field artillery manual cannon gunnery by, 1999 edition. Each medium 155mm m109a2a6 and m198 battery is organized in one of two ways.
Fm 640 field artillery field manual firing prepared under direction of the chief of field artillery united states government printing office washington. Fm 640 field artillery manual firing internet archive. Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited. Ocr abbyy finereader military publications field manuals usahec arrow fm field artillery gunnery fm field artillery gunnery. I was in a btry 8 th field artillery camp stanley8081, as a e5, bravo section chief.
The material concerns nonnuclear solutions to the gunnery problem. The principal audience for fm 309 is all commanders and staffs. Obsolete the chapters in this fm 640 document include information on the firing battery, elementary ballistics and dispersion, effects of projectiles, preparation of fire, conduct of fire, technique of fire direction, dead space, visibility, calibration, and service practice. Field manual 640, field artillery gunnery, 1950, contained major changes from the previous edition. This fm explains all aspects of the cannon gunnery problem and presents a practical application of the science of ballistics. Tactics, techniques, and procedures for the field artillery manual.557 101 1072 1026 936 479 338 60 784 1159 1360 1606 1021 241 564 348 66 448 1123 111 579 1484 952 1411 814 1493 288 384 833 364 1143 31 1087 656 456 67 1083 1136 1292 1264 687 1075