Infantry Drills

B-77: Direction

Previous: B-76: Target Description

B-77. This element identifies the location of the target. There are several ways to designate the location of target, including the following:

  • Closest TRP. Example: “TRP 13.”
  • Clock direction. Example: “ONE O’CLOCK.”
  • Terrain quadrant. Example: “QUADRANT ONE.”
  • Friendly quadrant. Example: “LEFT FRONT.”
  • Target array. Example: “FRONT HALF.”
  • Tracer on target. Example: “ON MY TRACER.”
  • Laser pointer. Example: “ON MY POINTER.”

Next: B-78: Range (Optional)

Go Back To: U.S. Army FM 3-21.8: The Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad