DIVISION AIR TO GROUND TACTICS AND PROCEDURESS
Number and type of aircraft in the flight.
Position (relative to the target).
A sample transmission is as follows:
"Range Control, ROKT 234, flight of 4 T-2s, 20 miles to the east, request 180 run-in,
TARGET: "ROKT 234, you're cleared into the R-4401, altimeter 30.12, stay east of Hwy 29,
"Turbo one copies."
"Turbo two copies."
"Turbo three copies."
"Turbo four copies."
Lead will refer to itself as "One" during UHF radio transmissions
within the division. This is to eliminate any confusion between the
like-sounding "Lead" and "Three" callsigns.
Target Area Procedures
This section describes specific low-level target ingress, range procedures, and weapons delivery
patterns utilized during the division sortie.
803. LOW-LEVEL INGRESS
After clearance to descend has been received from center or IFR has been cancelled, the division
will enter the range and begin the low-level portion of the flight. Two legs of a low-level will be
flown within the Target Area/MOA. When flown locally from NAS Pensacola to the DESOTO
MOA/Shelby Range complex the low-level points will be as follows:
(IP): 504 feet Tower 31 08.5N - 88 47W, (GCV 279015).
TARGET: R-4401, 31 08N - 88 58W, (GCV 268026).
A low-level chart will be made depicting these points and the target area using a 300 knot
groundspeed. The formation during this ingress will be either a four plane "Battle Box" or a
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