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Identify legitimate targets
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FM/BS-349.V2.01 - Identify legitimate targets
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Identify targets as legitimate targets before engagement. This is crucial to prevent harm to civilians and ensure adherence to the principles of distinction and proportionality in combat.

  • Combatants: Individuals who are actively engaged in hostilities or are members of armed forces.
    • Enemy soldiers in uniform not surrendering.
    • Armed militants.
    • Persons directly participating in hostilities.
    • A person posing an immediate threat (e.g., aiming a weapon) can be considered a combatant.
  • Non-Combatants: Individuals who are not actively participating in hostilities. These are not legitimate targets.
    • Civilians not taking direct part in hostilities.
    • Medical and religious personnel.
    • Wounded/surrendering soldiers and prisoners of war.
Published by Sgt Jochem on 08/07/2024 at 18:53

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Skill
FM/BS-349.V2.00 - Identify legitimate targets
Skill

ROE require you to identify targets as legitimate military threats before engagement. This is crucial to prevent harm to civilians and ensure adherence to the principles of distinction and proportionality in combat.

  • Combatants: Individuals who are actively engaged in hostilities or are members of armed forces.
    • Enemy soldiers in uniform not surrendering.
    • Armed militants.
    • Persons directly participating in hostilities.
    • A person posing an immediate threat (e.g., aiming a weapon) can be considered a combatant.
  • Non-Combatants: Individuals who are not actively participating in hostilities. These are not legitimate targets.
    • Civilians not taking direct part in hostilities.
    • Medical and religious personnel.
    • Wounded/surrendering soldiers and prisoners of war.
Published by Sgt Jochem on 26/05/2024 at 16:04
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FM/BS-349.V1.02 - Identify Legitimate Targets
Skill

ROE require you to identify targets as legitimate military threats before engagement. This is crucial to prevent harm to civilians and ensure adherence to the principles of distinction and proportionality in combat.

  • Combatants: Individuals who are actively engaged in hostilities or are members of armed forces.
    • Armed enemy soldiers in uniform.
    • Armed militants.
    • Persons directly participating in hostilities.
    • A person posing an immediate threat (e.g., aiming a weapon) can be considered a combatant.
  • Non-Combatants: Individuals who are not actively participating in hostilities. These are not legitimate targets.
    • Civilians not taking direct part in hostilities.
    • Medical and religious personnel.
    • Wounded soldiers and prisoners of war.
Published by Maj James on 14/01/2024 at 23:56
Skill
FM/BS-349.V1.01 - Identifying Legitimate Targets
Skill

ROE require soldiers to identify targets as legitimate military threats before engagement. This is crucial to prevent harm to civilians and ensure adherence to the principles of distinction and proportionality in combat.

  • Combatants: Individuals who are actively engaged in hostilities or are members of armed forces.
    • Armed enemy soldiers in uniform.
    • Armed militants.
    • Persons directly participating in hostilities.
    • A person posing an immediate threat (e.g., aiming a weapon) can be considered a combatant.
  • Non-Combatants: Individuals who are not actively participating in hostilities. These are not legitimate targets.
    • Civilians not taking direct part in hostilities.
    • Medical and religious personnel.
    • Wounded soldiers and prisoners of war.
Published by Maj James on 14/01/2024 at 23:56
Skill
FM/BS-349.V1.00 - Identifying Legitimate Targets
Skill

ROE require soldiers to identify targets as legitimate military threats before engagement. This is crucial to prevent harm to civilians and ensure adherence to the principles of distinction and proportionality in combat.

  • Combatants: Individuals who are actively engaged in hostilities or are members of armed forces. Legitimate targets generally include:
    • Armed enemy soldiers in uniform.
    • Armed militants.
    • Persons directly participating in hostilities.
    • A person posing an immediate threat (e.g., aiming a weapon) can be considered a combatant.
  • Non-Combatants: Individuals who are not actively participating in hostilities. These are not legitimate targets and include:
    • Civilians not taking direct part in hostilities.
    • Medical and religious personnel.
    • Wounded soldiers and prisoners of war.
Published by Maj James on 14/01/2024 at 23:51
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