Explosive Ordnance Reconnaissance (EOR)


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Which is NOT a characteristic of a bomb?
They have a propulsion system
Identify one true statement about bombs?
Bombs use fins or parachutes for stabilization
What is one indication that a UXO is a chemical bomb?
It may have a strange odor
Which of these is a true statement about unexploded sub-munitions?
They can detonate from the slightest movement
which of these characteristics of a missile differs from a rocket?
Missiles have a guidance system
Which of these is not a type of air ordnance?
Rocket propelled grenades
Cluster bombs consist of what two parts?
The dispenser and the payload.
What is a characteristic of a combined effects munition?
It can defeat armored vehicles and target personnel simultaneously
What is the dud rate of a typical cluster bomb unit?
Which of these is non-explosive hazard of a sub-munition?
Radiation Hazard
Which of these statements is not a characteristic of a landmine?
They are remotely detonated
Which of these is a true statement about HEAT projectiles?
The fuses can be activated by any type of movement
Which of these is a true statement about incendiary grenades?
They burn at over 3500 degrees Fahrenheit and hot enough to melt an engine block
Which of these is a true statement about projectiles?
All types of projectiles can have explosive fillers and fuzing
Which of these is a true statement about projectiles?
Projectiles can be fin or spin stabilized
Which of these is NOT a type of projectile?
Fuzeless shell
Which of these is a shoulder fired grenade with a propulsion motor?
Rocket Propelled Grenade
How can white phosphorus be extinguished?
It has to be smothered or burned up
Which of these is a true statement about grenades?
Grenades can contain explosive and chemical fillers
Which of these are most likely to be used as a minefield?
Any type of terrain
What causes the greatest damage in an explosion?
Explosive blast
What occurs when the pressure of an explosion expands and tears the casing of the explosive?
75 pounds of explosives can propel fragments up to what distance?
1 mile
Which of these BEST defines any conventional explosive weapon that that is capable of a high order of destruction or used in a manner to kill or injure large numbers of people?
High yield explosive
Which of these items usually contains a not-so-obvious explosive hazard?
Aircraft ejection seat
What inhalation hazard may be present in an abandoned enemy vehicle that has been fired on by armor-piercing projectiles?
Radiological hazards
Identify the MOST correct statement about fuses
Some fuzes are susceptible to electro-magnetic radiation, and transmissions from a cell-phone can cause them to detonate
What substance does a low order explosive resemble when exposed to air and sunlight?
Dark brown or black rocks
Which of these is NOT a type of fuze?
Head Fuze
Which of these explosive hazards is intentionally hidden from you?
Booby traps
What term is used to describe an incomplete detonation, or complete detonation at a lower than maximum velocity?
Low order detonation
What are UXOs?
Military munitions that were supposed to detonate but didn't.
When calling in a UXO, what is the minimum safe distance for radio transmission?
25 feet for handheld radios and 100 feet for vehicle radios
What is the minimum safe distance to a UXO for exposed personnel?
300 meters
During which step of the 5 Cs should you fill out a 9-line EH report?
Which of these is NOT an indication of a buried UXO?
A barricade constructed around exposed resources to shelter it from overpressure and fragmentation is a(an):
Protective barricade
What is EOR?
A process to detect, mark, secure and report UXOs
A barricade constructed around a small or medium UXO to isolate the effects of an explosion is a :
Which of these is a TRUE statement about marking UXOs?
Always mark the area, not the item
Which is part of the CONTROL step when there is a suspected UXO?
Use barriers, cordon tape, personnel or any other means necessary
When marking the perimeter of a minefield, how far apart should the markers be spaced?
15 meters