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The duties of the Jumpmaster begin _____________?

Immediately upon notification

Chapter ___ of the 82d Abn Div ASOP covers the duties of the Jumpmaster?

13

. The 3 areas where the Jumpmaster has duties are the _______, ______, & ______?

- Unit Area
- Departure Airfield
- During Flight

Key personnel are marked with _________ color tape on the _______ arm?

- Green
- Right

The Jumpmaster Team must _____, _____, _______, & _______ at manifest call?

- Verify the manifest
- Align personnel in chalk order
- Number jumpers for easy identification
- Mark appropriate personnel with colored tape

The Jumpmaster can delegate __________, but not _____________

- Authority
- Responsibility

Sustained Airborne Training can be conducted within ___ hours of __________?

- 48
- Drop Time

A member of the ________ will report to the _______ to verify information pertaining to the airborne operation. (During Mock Door Training)

- Jumpmaster Team
- DACO

The duties of the Jumpmaster at mock door training are to ______, ______, ______, _______, and ________.

- Rehearse the proper loading (and exiting A-Series Containers/Special Items)
- Ensure all personnel are present
- Conduct SARJE briefing
- Ensure jumpers adherence to airborne procedures
Discuss order of exit for multiple passes

The DZSO must report to the _______ prior to moving to the Drop Zone.

- GLO

The DZSO must open the Drop Zone with ________ NLT __ hour(s) prior to drop time.

- Range Control
- 1

AWADS stand for _________________?

- Adverse Weather Aerial Delivery System.

The minimum ceiling, during peacetime, to conduct airborne operations under AWADS conditions is _____ feet AGL as determined by the _____?

- 200
- STS

True or False. If you have water more than 4 ft. deep within 100 meters of the drop zone you must have a boat detail as part of the DZSO party.

- True. If water more than 4 ft. deep and 40 ft wide is within 1000 meters of the DZ you must have a boat detail as part of the DZSO party. Since 100 meters is within 1000 meters the answer is True.

True or False. The senior medic on the DZSO medical coverage team must be a SGT or above or a SPC who is Combat Lifesaver qualified.

- False. The senior medic on the DZSO medical coverage team must be a SGT or above or a SPC who is EMT qualified. A Combat Lifesaver is not even a medic.

For a proficiency jump road guards must be in place at the DZ _______ before the drop and __________ after the drop.

- 5 minutes before
- 5 minutes after

For a tactical jump road guards must be in place at the DZ _______ before the drop and __________ after the drop

- 30 minutes before
- 30 minutes after

The primary mission of the DZSTL in peace time is to _______________.

- provide VMC air drop coverage for 1 to 4 aircraft.

VMC stands for _________

- Visual Meteorological Conditions

The primary mission of the DZSTL in wartime is to ______________

- provide CDS air drop coverage for a Battalion size or smaller.

CDS stands for _______________.

- Container Delivery System

The qualifications of the DZSTL are ______, ________, _______, and ________.

- SGT or above
- Current and qualified jumpmaster
- Current and qualified DZSTL
- Graduate of a recognized DZSTL course.

The following are recognized DZSTL courses: _____, _____, _____, _____, _____, and ________.

- USA AAS Jumpmaster Course
- USAIS Pathfinder Course
- USAIS DZSTL Course
- 1st SOCOM Jumpmaster Course
- STS School
- The Sabalauski Pathfinder Course

To be current a DZSTL must ___________ and ________.

- Assist a current and qualified DZSTL at least twice.
- Perform the duties of the DZSTL once every 180 days (6 mon. SG) to remain current.

What are the 4 phases of an Airborne Operation?

- Remember GLAM:
- Ground Tactical Plan (actions on the objective)
- Landing Plan (cross loading plan)
- Air Movement Plan (air route)
- Marshalling Plan (how, when, and were to load)

What are the 4 assembly factors:

- Dispersion (formation of aircraft, aircraft altitude and aircraft speed)
- Mission (day or night operation, equipment, type of operation and terrain)
- Weather (wind, rain, fog, or snow)
- State of training

Which of the 4 assembly factors does the jumpmaster have the most control of?

- State of training

What does AWADS stand for ________ and what Aircraft is it used on?

- Adverse Weather Aerial Delivery System
- C-130

What does SKE stand for ________ and what Aircraft is it used on?

- Station Keeping Equipment
- C-17

What does INS stand for ________ and what Aircraft is it used on?

- Inertial Navigation System
- C-141B and the C-17

What does CARP stand for and what is it?

- Computed Air Release Point
- The CARP is the imaginary point in the air where the first parachute suspended object must exit the aircraft in order to strike the PPI or HEPI.

What does PPI and HEPI stand for?

- Personnel Point of Impact
- Heavy Equipment Point of Impact

True or False. The M225 Cannon (part of the 60MM mortar system) is jumped inside the 60MM Modified M1950 weapons case.

- False. It is jumped inside the SAW Modified M1950 weapons case.

The 60MM mortar gunner jumps the following equipment: ________, _________, ________, and ___________.

- The M225 Cannon
- The M8 Small Base Plate
- The M64 Sight Assembly
- The M9 Beretta

The 60MM mortar assistant gunner jumps the following equipment: ________, and ___________.

- The M170 Bipod Assembly
- Individual weapon

True of False. On more than 3 rounds of 60MM mortar ammunition can be jumped under the closing flap of the ALICE pack.

- False. No ammunition is authorized to be jumped under the closing flap of the ALICE pack.

The 60MM mortar ammunition bearer jumps the following equipment: ________, _________, ________, and ___________.

- The M7 Large Base Plate
- Aiming stakes with case
- Ammunition
- M16A1/2 or M4 Carbine

The M170 Bipod is jumped in which of the following weapons case:
a. The M1950 weapons case
b. The SAW modified M1950 weapons case
c. The 60 MM modified M1950 weapons case

- "C". The 60MM modified M1950 Weapons case.

How many rounds of 60MM mortar ammunition can be jumped inside the main compartment of the ALICE Pack ___ and how must they be packaged ______?

- 6
- no additional packaging if they are in the original packaging tubes, if not, each round must be individually wrapped with 2 turns of cellulose wadding.

What are the 3 things relating to special weapons that can be jumped under the closing flap of the ALICE Pack?

- Aiming stakes with case
- M240B Tripod
- M240B spare barrel bag (may included the M240B Tripod)

STS stand for ____________?

- Special Tactics Squadron (an Air Force unit)

SARJE stand for ___________?

- Static Line Control
- Activation of the reserve parachute inside the aircraft
- Red / amber light procedures
- Jump refusals
- Exiting procedures

39. True or False. In the 82d Abn Div, the duties of the DZSTL and DZSO can be combined

- True

Chapter ___ of the 82d Abn Div ASOP, edition VII, covers the duties of the DZSTL?

Chapters 4 and 17

What are the five major components of the T-10D main parachute?

- Deployment bag
- Canopy assembly
- Riser assembly
- Harness assembly
- Pack tray

What are the minimum and maximum safe drop speed for the T-10D main parachute? _________ and ____________.

- 50 knots minimum
- 150 knots maximum

What is rate of descent for the T-10D main parachute?

- 23.5 feet per second (250 lbs.)

What is the average deployment time for the T-10D main parachute?

- Approximately 3.2 seconds

Fill in the following information regarding the Airborne timeline:
Time: Action:
ST -______ _____________________
ST -______ _____________________
ST -______ _____________________
ST -______ _____________________
ST -______ _____________________
ST -______ _____________________
ST -______ _____________________
ST -______ _____________________

ST - 3:15 JM Team Rehearsal
ST - 3:00 Manifest Call
ST - 2:45 Sustained Airborne Training / Prejump
ST - 1:30 Mock Door Training
ST - 1:15 Parachute Issue
ST - 1:00 Donning of Parachutes
ST - :50 JMPI
ST - :15 Load Time

Your station time is 0215. Answer the following questions:
- What time do you begin issuing parachutes? - What time is manifest call? -- What time do you do mock door training? - What time do you hold your JM team rehearsal? --What time do you load the aircraft? - What time do you conduct Sustained Airborne Training? - What time does the Safety inspect the jumper's ballistic helmets, I.D. Cards, and I.D. Tags? -- What time does the Safety draw 2 extra reserve parachutes per aircraft and 1 aviator's kit bag, per 15 jumpers, for deployment bags? - What time are select personnel marked with colored tape on their upper right arm?- What time does the Safety inspect all equipment for proper rigging IAW with 82d Abn Div ASOP?

- 0100 hours
- 2315 hours
- 0045 hours
- 2300 hours
- 0200 hours
- 2330 hours
- 2315 hours (manifest call)
- 0100 hours (at parachute issue) - 2315 hours (manifest call) - 2330 hours (while the JM is conducting sustained airborne training)

True or False. At load time the Safety will be positioned at the end of the aircraft ramp to ensure every jumper has the appropriate adjustable leg strap secured.

- False. The Jumpmaster will do this

When is the earliest and latest time the Safety can inspect the aircraft?

- Earliest is at donning of parachutes
- Latest is at load time

True or False. At the 20 minute warning all jumpers will remove all armbands or tape and all ballistic helmet markings.

- False. This is done at station time

Approximately how far from the lead edge of the drop zone is the 1 minute reference point_______? The 30 second reference point ________?

- 4000 meters
- 2000 meters

What are the four major components of the Modified Improved Reserve Parachute System?

- Pilot Parachute with Deployment Assistance Device
- Canopy Assembly
- Pack Assembly
- Rip Cord Assembly

What are the 3 items a Jumpmaster can replace on a parachute?

- Replace a webbing retainer with a retainer band
- Safety wire and lanyard
- Inner or outer static line stow, if no rigger is present

What chapter of the 82d Abn Div ASOP covers fit and wearing of the parachute?

- Chapter 9 & 13

True or False. The safety must report to the DACO at the end of his duties, only if there has been an incident from the drop to report.

- False. The safety must always report to the DACO at the end of his duties.

When jumping from Army aircraft how many Wind Drift Indicators are required?

- 2

The maximum and minimum drop speeds for a UH-60 Blackhawk are:
A. 150 knots and 50 knots
B. 90 knots and 50 knots
C. 75 knots and 65 knots
D. 110 knots and 80 knots

- "C"

True or False. All 28 jumpers on a CH-47 Chinook can jump the DMJP or AT-4JP?

- True

What is the maximum amount of jumpers on a UH-60 Blackhawk?

- 8

True or False. All 8 jumpers on a UH-60 Blackhawk can jump the AT-4JP?

- False, no special items of equipment can be jumped from this aircraft

. True or False. On a UH-60 Blakhawk the safety hooks up the static line for the jumper.

- False. There is no safety on the UH-60 Blackhawk. The jumpmaster who doesn't jump, hooks up the static line for the jumper.

What are the maximum and minimum drop altitudes from Army aircraft?

- Max: 2,999 ft. AGL
- Min: 1,500 ft. AGL (1200 ft. AGL if the aircraft speed is above 90 knots)

The maximum and minimum drop speeds for a CH-47 Chinook are:
A. 150 knots and 50 knots
B. 90 knots and 50 knots
C. 75 knots and 65 knots
D. 110 knots and 80 knots

- "D"
110 knots and 80 knots

What is the minimum height for a Stinger Missile Jump Pack?

- 5 feet, 8 inches

How many SMJP jumpers can exit the left door of a C130 aircraft?

- None. No special items of equipment can be jumped from the left door

True or False. All 28 jumpers on a CH-47 Chinook can jump the SMJP if they use a 2 second interval between jumpers

- False. No SMJP can be jumped from any Army aircraft.

True or False. On a tactical airborne operation, only 2 SMJP jumpers can be jumped per pass.

- True.

On a proficiency jump how many SMJP jumpers can exit on a single pass and what time interval must there be between jumpers?

- 6
- 2 second

When exiting A-Series containers from the right paratroop door how many SMJP jumpers can exit on that pass?

- None

True or False. Although only 2 SMJP jumpers can exit the right door per pass, they can be placed anywhere within the stick to best support the tactical cross load.

- False. An SMJP jumper must be in either the #1 or #1 and #2 positions.

List the 5 qualifications necessary to jump the SMJP.

- The jumper must be at least 5 feet, 8 inches in height
- The jumper must have at least 12 static line jumps from Air Force aircraft
- The jumper must have made 2 perfect exits from the right door of the 34-foot tower with the SMJP
- The jumper must have been talked through the 5 points of performance, and lowering procedures, with the SMJP, while in the suspended harness
- Before he can jump the SMJP at 800 ft. AGL, he must have made 2 daylight jumps at 1250 AGL.

What must a jumper do to stay current to jump the SMJP?

- The jumper must jump once every 180 days, from an Air Force aircraft, with SMJP. If not, he must go back through tower training.

True or False. When jumping the SMJP, the jumper will never jump his M16A1/A2 or M4 Carbine exposed.

- False. He will always jump his M16A1/A2 or M4 Carbine exposed.

What are the maximum and minimum weights of an A-Series container, excluding the T-10 modified cargo parachute?

- Max: 350 pounds
- Min: 90 pounds

List the 5 qualifications necessary to jump the AT-4JP.

- The jumper must be at least 5 feet, 6 inches in height
- The jumper must have at least 12 static line jumps from Air Force aircraft
- The jumper must have made 2 perfect exits from the right door of the 34-foot tower with the AT-4JP
- The jumper must have been talked through the 5 points of performance, and lowering procedures, with the AT-4JP, while in the suspended harness
- If qualified with the DMJP, the jumper is also qualified with the AT-4JP, however, he must attend quarterly rigging classes.

What must a jumper do to stay current to jump the AT-4JP?

- The jumper must jump once every 180 days, from an Air Force aircraft, with AT-4JP. If not, he must go back through tower training.

True or False. When jumping the AT-4JP, the jumper will always jump his M16A1/A2 or M4 Carbine exposed.

- False. He will jump his M16A1 or M4 Carbine inside the AT-4JP.

How many AT-4JP jumpers can exit from the right paratroop door, per pass? How many from the left paratroop door per pass?

- 12
- None

True or False. If qualified to jump the AT-4JP, the jumper is also qualified with the DMJP, however, he must attend quarterly rigging classes.

- False.

List the 4 qualifications necessary to jump the DMJP.

- The jumper must be at least 5 feet, 6 inches in height
- The jumper must have at least 12 static line jumps from Air Force aircraft
- The jumper must have made 2 perfect exits from the right door of the 34-foot tower with the DMJP
- The jumper must have been talked through the 5 points of performance, and lowering procedures, with the DMJP, while in the suspended harness

What must a jumper do to stay current to jump the DMJP?

- The jumper must jump once every 180 days, from an Air Force aircraft, with DMJP. If not, he must go back through tower training.

How many AT-4JP jumpers will be removed from the pass, for each additional special item of equipment that is added on?

- 1

True or False. The DMJP and the M1950 weapons case can be jumped at the same time.

- False.

. True or False. The the AT-4JP is authorized to be jumped and lowered as a single item of equipment.

- True.

All special items of equipment should be rigged _______ prior to manifest call; and must be rigged NLT than ______ prior to manifest call?

- 24 hours
- 1 hour

True or False. All special items of equipment must have the upper tie down tape routed below the jumpers chest strap?

True

True or False. When jumping the AT-4JP and ALICE Pack as a tandem load the jumper must use the modified HPT lowering line?

True

If the polyurethane shock absorber is not present for the AT-4JP, you can exchange the shock absorber with paperboard honeycomb at a ratio of _____ for a total of ____ pieces of ______ size paperboard honeycomb.

- 2 to 1
- 3
- 7" x 7"

True or False. The the DMJP with the Dragon Missile is authorized to be jumped and lowered as a single item of equipment.

- False. (ALICE needed for Dragon Night Tracker)

The DMJP comes with _____ polyurethane shock absorbers and ______ pieces of paperboard honeycomb, which are _______ size

- 2
- 2
- 9" by 9"

If the polyurethane shock absorber is not present for the DMJP, you can exchange the shock absorber with paperboard honeycomb at a ratio of _____ for a total of ____ pieces of paperboard honeycomb if both shock absorbers are missing.

- 1 to 1
- 4

True or False. The exchange ratio of paperboard honeycomb to polyurethane shock absorber for the SMJP is 1 to 1.

- False. You can not exchange paperboard honeycomb for the shock absorber on the SMJP.

True or False. The DMJP with the SKEDCO litter is authorized to be jumped and lowered as a single item of equipment.

True

If the DMJP with SKEDCO litter is jumped as a single item of equipment, you must use which HPT lowering line?

- The normal HTP lowering line.

When jumping the DMJP with the dragon missile, you must use which HPT lowering line?

- The modified HTP lowering line.

How many jumpers can exit the left paratroop door, per pass with the DMJP? How many from the right paratroop door per pass?

- None
- 6

True or False. The DMJP and M1950 weapons case can be jumped at the same time as long as the jumper exits from the right paratroop door?

- False. You can never jump the DMJP and M1950 weapons case at the same time.
3

True or False. The M16A1/A2 rifle and M4 Carbine are the only weapons authorized to be jumped inside the DMJP.

- False. You can also jump the M203 dual purpose weapon inside the DMJP

True or False. The DMJP can be jumped anywhere in the stick to best support the tactical cross load.

- True.

If 4 jumpers with the DMJP are exiting the right paratroop door of a C-130 aircraft, how many AT-4JP jumpers can also jump on that pass?

- 12 - 4 = 8. You can have a total of 12 jumpers with AT-4JP. For each additional item of special equipment added you must remove on of the AT-4JP jumpers.

True or False. When exiting A-Series containers only the #1 jumper can jump the DMJP on that pass.

- False. When exiting A-Series containers the #1 jumper will never jump the DMJP.

Who is responsible for the tactical cross load plan?

- The airborne commander

What chapter in the ASOP covers the duties of the Safety?

- Chapter 14

What are the 3 methods of issuing parachutes?

- Plane Side Issue
- Ramp Side Issue
- Pax Shed issue

During JMPI how many inspection stations should be set up?

- 4 JMPI stations and 1 Corrections station

What are the minimum qualifications of the correction station?

- Must be a jumpmaster, but does not have to be current

At the 20 minute warning what 4 things must the safety do with a A-Series container?

- Move the load near the paratroop door
- Conduct a technical inspection of the load
- Remove the load data card
- Hook up the static line on the Outboard Anchor Line Cable

When must the Safety don the BA-18/22 parachute?

- prior to the 10 minute warning

When do the duties of the JM end?

- Upon exiting the aircraft

What are the 2 safety features of the M1950 weapons case?

- The tab thong secured (either by upper tie down tape or lift fastener)
- 1/2 hitch in the adjusting strap

How many copies of the manifest are made and who makes them?

- 7 copies
- The safety during SAT / prejump

Who gets the 7 copies?

- Jumpmaster
- Parachute issuing NCOIC
- Unit File (S-3 Air)
- DACO (gets 4 copies, he keeps one and give 3 out)
- A/DACG (receives it from the DACO)
- Air Force guide (receives it from the DACO)
- Load Master (receives it from the DACO)

How is the SAW modified M1950 weapons case different from the normal M1950 weapons case?

- White lower tie down strap and a 6 1/2 inch extension on the closing flap

How is the 60mm modified M1950 weapons case different from the normal M1950 weapons case?

- Blue lower tie down strap and a 11 3/4 inch extension on the closing flap

What chapter in the ASOP covers fitting and wearing of the parachute and individual items of equipment?

- Chapter 9 & 13

What are the 2 types of quick releases?

- Quick release - 2 to 3 inch quick release; excess webbing S-folded with the quick release not secured with the fold.
- Quick release fold - folded portion and excess webbing the same length with the quick release secured to the fold.

True or False. When jumping the M240B machine gun the M1950 weapons case slide fastener tab thong can be secured with either the upper tie down tape or the lift fastener?

- False. It must be the tab thong must be secured with the upper tie down tape and must use SAW Modified M1950 Weapons Case

How must the M64 sight assembly (60mm mortar) be packed to jump?

- Pad with 1 turn cellulose wadding (in case); 2 turn (not in case)

What is the maximum amount of jumpers for a C-130 aircraft for training? Combat?

- 62 for training; 80 for combat

When does in-flight rigging begin and end?

- Begins 2 hours and 20 minutes before drop time
- Ends 20 minutes before drop time

How many jumpers per anchor line cable for a C-130, C-17, CH-47?

- C-130: 20 per cable
- C-17: 24 on the inboard cable; 27 on the outboard cable
- CH-47: 28

What are the max dimensions of the A-series containers?

66 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 48 inches deep (including the parachute)

What must filled out if the A-Series container had hazardous materials inside and where must it be attached?

- Must fill out a SDDG (shippers declaration for dangerous goods)
- Must be attached to the personnel manifest

What FM covers A-21 cargo bags and A-7A cargo slings?

- FM 4-20.103

What information must go on a load data card?

- Unit (unit that packed the container)
- Chalk
- Contents
- Gross weight

Who is the airborne commanders representative on the drop zone?

- The DZSO

Who must attend the S-3 Air briefing?

- Jumpmaster team
- Airborne Commander or his representative

What should the jumpmaster team receive at the S-3 Air briefing and what is it an expansion of?

- JM packet
- Air letter

True or False. Mock door training can be conducted at the unit area?

- True, as long as they have proper training aids

Sustained airborne training can be conducted with in ____ hours of _______

- 48
- Drop Time

Jumpers must use the _______________ when donning parachutes?

- Buddy System

True or False. During JMPI the primary jumpmaster should supervise and only JMPI if necessary to meet station time.

True

True or False. All jumpers must be alert and have their ballistic helmets on from station time until the aircraft has been in the air 5 minutes.

- False. 5 minutes prior to take off all jumpers must be alert and have their ballistic helmets on.

The DZSO will start conducting wind readings NLT _____ minute(s) prior to drop time and continue until ________________. The final wind decision will be made at ___ minute(s) prior to the drop.

- 12
- Until the last jumper has landed
- 2

What are the two things that require a qualified jumpmaster, but he doesn't have to be current?

- The JMPI correction station
- First jumper when jumping a door bundle

The DZSO must have following 5 qualifications?

- SSG if 1 to 4 aircraft, SFC if more than 4 aircraft (SG: SSG 1-3; SFC 4 or more)
- Current and qualified Jumpmaster
- Advanced rated parachutist (waiverable for field grade officer)
- Receive hands on training with wind speed indicator
- Serve as assistant DZSO twice

NLT than 1 hour prior to drop time, the DZSO must do the following 6 things?

- Open the DZ with Range Control.
- Establish communications with the DACO
- Must be present with the DZSO party at the DZ
- Locate the STS/DZSTL on the DZ
- Conduct a recon of the DZ for safety hazards
- Position the DZSO party

NLT than 15 minutes prior to drop time the DZSO must co-locate with the __________ and if the ___________ is at the highest point on the DZ position the ______________________ a good place to get wind readings.

- STS/DZST
- STS
- Assistant DZSO

12 minutes before drop time the DZSO will begin to ____________?

- Take wind readings

What are the 4 qualifications requirements for the DACO?

- SGT and above for proficiency operations
- SSG for tactical operations
- Current and qualified jumpmaster
- Serve as assistant DACO once

What are the qualifications of the assistant DACO?

- SGT and above

Who releases the DACO from his duties?

- The GLO

What are the qualifications of the assistant DZSO?

- CPL and above
- Current and qualified jumpmaster
- Receive hand on training with the wind speed indicator
- Familiar with RTO procedures on DZ

The DZSO party consist of the _________, _________, __________, _________, and __________ for a DZ with trees, water hazards and a road leading to the DZ?

- Malfunctions Officer
- Medical coverage team
- Ladder Detail (Required at all air ops in Fort Bragg and Camp Mackall)
- Boat Detail
- Road Guards

What are the qualifications of the malfunctions officer?

- CPL or above
- Current and qualified rigger
- Must have a camera

When must the DZSO have a boat detail?

- When water 4 feet or more and 40ft wide is present within 1000 meters of the DZ

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