Figure 4-18.--Range card with an FPL.
areas. Record the near and far limits of the dead space
simply multiply 140 by 17.7778 which equals
2488.892. Round up to 2,489 mils.
in meters or record the range next to the ends of the
7. Terrain Features: Draw only those terrain
the gun position is recorded next to the dot in the
features that significantly add to the clarity of the range
machine gun symbol. Only one of these two methods
card. If a terrain feature is drawn, draw it to the correct
to locate the position of the gun is needed.
5. Sector Limits: Sector limits are drawn as
8. Location of Friendly Troops/Equipment:
broken lines ending in arrow heads. When you are
Draw in any friendly positions or equipment that is
using an FPL, only one sector limit will be drawn
either in or near the sector limits of the machine gun.
because one is located in the same location as the FPL.
Clearly label them with both a description, range, and
6. G r a z i n g F i r e : If an FPL is used, a
heavy-shaded area is drawn along the inside of the FPL,
which will show the limits of the grazing fire. Show
any dead space by breaks in the grazing fire by shaded
them with a number. The number one target will be