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Subject = BATTLE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT   18 JUN 91                            

Box ID = BX002441

Folder title = HQS 4-32 ARMORDED BATTLE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT 18 JUN  1991                                         

Unit = TRADOC      

Parent = TRADOC      






           EQsl 4/32 Armor

           1. CREW RF-ACTION-SHUT OFF MAIN POWERT POSITION TURRET 90 DEGREES TO
           LONGITUDINAL AXIS OF VEHICLES, ETC.: The driver felt the vehicle
           shudder and the engine stall out. He opened his hatcht crawled out,,
           and helped the wounded gunner. The driver returned in a few minutes
           and turned of f the master battery. The vehicle commander was'
           killed. Remaining crew members who were wounded exited through the
           rear personnel door.

           J. CASUALTY DATA-WOUNDED, KILLED: Vehicle commander: killed while
           sitting in his turret seat. Gwmers wounded by secondary
           explosions and spall while sitting in his turret seat     observer:
           died of wounds received while sitting in left :front z;at. Loader:
           wounded while attempting to open the top batch in order to reload
           TOW.

           X. VEHICLE PERFORMANCE IN TERMS OF VULNERABILITY REDUCTION FEATURES
           WORKING AS DESIGNED (FIRE SUPPRESSION, BLAST PANELS, AMMO
           COMPARTMENT DOORS, SPALL LINERS, ETC): No comment..

           L. MATERIEL DEFICMCXESO None
           M. SOLDIER PERFORMANCE FACTORS,.B.G. HOW LONG HAS THE.CREW OR UNIT
           BEEN IN CONTACT OR ENGAGED IN CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS, AM PECULIAR
           STRESS CONDITIONS: The task force had been in continuous operations
           for 12 hours,, and this was the first direct fire contact with enemy
           forces.,

           W. NAME OF POC WHO CAN ELABORATE ON COMPILES RESULTS: LTC John P.
           Kalb, (ETS) 346-7204/7205.





           EQsl 4/32 Armor

           1. CREW RF-ACTION-SHUT OFF MAIN POWERT POSITION TURRET 90 DEGREES TO
           LONGITUDINAL AXIS OF VEHICLES, ETC.: The driver felt the vehicle
           shudder and the engine stall out. He opened his hatcht crawled out,,
           and helped the wounded gunner. The driver returned in a few minutes
           and turned of f the master battery. The vehicle commander was'
           killed. Remaining crew members who were wounded exited through the
           rear personnel door.

           J. CASUALTY DATA-WOUNDED, KILLED: Vehicle commander: killed while
           sitting in his turret seat. Gwmers wounded by secondary
           explosions and spall while sitting in his turret seat     observer:
           died of wounds received while sitting in left :front z;at. Loader:
           wounded while attempting to open the top batch in order to reload
           TOW.

           X. VEHICLE PERFORMANCE IN TERMS OF VULNERABILITY REDUCTION FEATURES
           WORKING AS DESIGNED (FIRE SUPPRESSION, BLAST PANELS, AMMO
           COMPARTMENT DOORS, SPALL LINERS, ETC): No comment..

           L. MATERIEL DEFICMCXESO None
           M. SOLDIER PERFORMANCE FACTORS,.B.G. HOW LONG HAS THE.CREW OR UNIT
           BEEN IN CONTACT OR ENGAGED IN CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS, AM PECULIAR
           STRESS CONDITIONS: The task force had been in continuous operations
           for 12 hours,, and this was the first direct fire contact with enemy
           forces.,

           W. NAME OF POC WHO CAN ELABORATE ON COMPILES RESULTS: LTC John P.
           Kalb, (ETS) 346-7204/7205.





           EQsl 4/32 Armor

           1. CREW RF-ACTION-SHUT OFF MAIN POWERT POSITION TURRET 90 DEGREES TO
           LONGITUDINAL AXIS OF VEHICLES, ETC.: The driver felt the vehicle
           shudder and the engine stall out. He opened his hatcht crawled out,,
           and helped the wounded gunner. The driver returned in a few minutes
           and turned of f the master battery. The vehicle commander was'
           killed. Remaining crew members who were wounded exited through the
           rear personnel door.

           J. CASUALTY DATA-WOUNDED, KILLED: Vehicle commander: killed while
           sitting in his turret seat. Gwmers wounded by secondary
           explosions and spall while sitting in his turret seat     observer:
           died of wounds received while sitting in left :front z;at. Loader:
           wounded while attempting to open the top batch in order to reload
           TOW.

           X. VEHICLE PERFORMANCE IN TERMS OF VULNERABILITY REDUCTION FEATURES
           WORKING AS DESIGNED (FIRE SUPPRESSION, BLAST PANELS, AMMO
           COMPARTMENT DOORS, SPALL LINERS, ETC): No comment..

           L. MATERIEL DEFICMCXESO None
           M. SOLDIER PERFORMANCE FACTORS,.B.G. HOW LONG HAS THE.CREW OR UNIT
           BEEN IN CONTACT OR ENGAGED IN CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS, AM PECULIAR
           STRESS CONDITIONS: The task force had been in continuous operations
           for 12 hours,, and this was the first direct fire contact with enemy
           forces.,

           W. NAME OF POC WHO CAN ELABORATE ON COMPILES RESULTS: LTC John P.
           Kalb, (ETS) 346-7204/7205.

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