Observe the active weapons control state - Skill - UNITAF Force Manual (FM)




Observe the active weapons control state
The FM outlines our core skills, policies and guides to ensure every member stands ready for the mission ahead.



Current Version (47 days ago)

Skill
FM/BS-351.V1.02 - Observe the active weapons control state
Skill

"Weapons Red"

  • Engage only if there is an imminent threat to life. 
  • Authorisation is required for all other targets
    • with the exception of immediate life-threatening situations. 
  • Return fire only if absolutely necessary. 
  • This state is typically used when stealth is important.

"Weapons Orange"

  • Return fire only and limit engagements to active threats against you or friendlies. 
  • Disengage if the threat ceases.
  • The most common state.

"Weapons Green"

  • Engage any confirmed enemy target.
  • This state is common in prolonged firefights, emphasising rapid response to enemy threats without the need for authorisation or detailed contact reports for each engagement.
Published by Sgt Jochem on 26/05/2024 at 12:21

Previous Versions

Skill
FM/BS-351.V1.01 - Observe the active weapons control state
Skill

“Weapons Red”

  • Engage only if there is an imminent threat to life. 
  • Authorisation is required for all other targets
    • with the exception of immediate life-threatening situations. 
  • Return fire only if absolutely necessary. 
  • This state is typically used when stealth is important.

"Weapons Orange"

  • Return fire only and limit engagements to active threats against you or friendlies. 
  • Disengage if the threat ceases.
  • The most common state.

“Weapons Green”

  • Engage any confirmed enemy target.
  • This state is common in prolonged firefights, emphasising rapid response to enemy threats without the need for authorisation or detailed contact reports for each engagement.
Published by Maj James on 22/01/2024 at 17:38
Skill
FM/BS-351.V1.00 - Observe the active weapons control state
Skill

Weapons Red: 

  • Engage only if there is an imminent threat to life. 
  • Authorisation is required for all other targets, with the exception of immediate life-threatening situations. 
  • Return fire only if absolutely necessary. 
  • This state is typically for stealth operations.

Weapons Orange: 

  • Return fire only and limit engagements to active threats against you or friendlies. 
  • Disengage if the threat ceases.
  • The most common state.

Weapons Green: 

  • Engage any confirmed enemy target. 
  • This state is common in prolonged firefights, emphasising rapid response to enemy threats without the need for authorisation or detailed contact reports for each engagement.
Published by Maj James on 15/01/2024 at 20:37
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