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TACTICAL TRACKER ARCHIVE CONTENTS

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02FEB03 BASIC VISUAL TRACKING FOR AUSTRALIAN CADET (PDF.)
  • A very good instructional handout for Australian Air Cadets. These are the instructor notes 1st edition, dated 1JUN01.
18JAN03 RURAL TRACKING FOR SURVEILLANCE TEAMS
  • Tracking techniques for law enforcement and military observation operations.
18JAN03 COUNTERTRACKING FOR RURAL TRACKERS
  • Techniques of counter tracking for surveillance and reconnaissance teams. Ideal for military and police rural operations.
18JAN03 DOGS AND TRACKERS: CAPABILITIES FOR RURAL SURVEILLANCE TEAMS
  • A look at the pros and cons of the employment of dogs and trackers in rural environments.
17JAN03 TRACKING AND COUNTER-TRACKING CLASS
  • This is a PowerPoint slide presentation for instructing snipers in tracking and counter-tracking, used in the 3rd Special Forces Group sniper course.
Applying Basic Tracking For The Sniper
  • External link to "Sniper Country". This article discusses how snipers can incorporate tracking skills into their mission profiles to help enhance mission success.
12JAN03 EVADING DOGS AND MYTHS
  • Tips on evading tracking dogs and information on what not to do.
12JAN03 ACTIVE ANTITRACKING TECHNIQUES
  • A look at various techniques to avoid capture in the event a tracker team is employed to conduct a follow-up on you.
IDF TRACKERS UNIT - GASHASHIM
  • This is a look at the elite Israeli (non-Jewish) tracker unit, which makes-up a vital part of the Israel's primarily Jewish special forces.
US ARMY JFKSWCS - TRACKER/COUNTER-TRACKER TECHNIQUES
  • This is the class advance and summary outline provided to students at SOTIC. It covers tracking, counter-tracking, and tracker dog evasion.
COMBAT TRACKER TEAM - VIETNAM
  • This is a copy of the GTA (Graphic Training Aid) provided to small unit leaders in Vietnam, to familiarize leader of the capabilities of combat trackers.
5JAN03 CAMOUFLAGE, STALKING, AND TRACK AWARENESS IN SURVIVAL SITUATIONS
  • Extract from U.S. Army FM (Field Manual) 30.5-70 "Survival", dated 17 May 2002.
THE IMPORTANCE OF TRACKING
  • Article written in 1908 for "Scouting for Boys", explains tracking and its uses briefly.
12JAN03 ANTITRACKING MYTHS
  • Some antitracking techniques debunked.
SCHOOL OF INFANTRY JUNGLE WARFARE WING
  • This is a look at the British jungle tracking program, which is also part of the "pipe-line" of training for SAS and SBS (Special Boat Squadron) hopeful operators.
12JAN03 EVADING PURSUIT IN RURAL AREAS
  • Evasion techniques for rural environments.
12JAN03 RURAL TRACKING AND COUNTERTRACKING
  • A look at tracking in the rural enviorment.
EVASION FROM ENEMY DOG
  • This is a  instruction sheet from the US Army SOTIC (Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (Sniper School)) committee, on evasion points and consideration to avoid capture from tracking dogs.
TRACKING PATROL
  • Extract from U.S. Army field manual 7-8 "Infantry Rifle Platoon And Squad", dated 22APR92.
SELOUS SCOUTS COMBAT TRACKING
  • This link is to an external site, with extensive data on combat tracking in Africa.
TRACKING: RAREFIED OR RELEVANT?
  • Article about the modern uses of tracking in Africa with emphases on anti-poaching and research.
TRACKING - AN OUTLINE FOR SCOUTS AND RECONNAISSANCE UNITS
  • Extract from U.S. Army field manual 7-92 "Infantry Reconnaissance Platoon And Squad", dated 23DEC92.
S.A.S THE JUNGLE EXPERTS
  • British 22 SAS (Special Air Service) tips and techniques for operating and tracking down terrorist in a jungle environment. Very interesting piece.
OBSERVING & INTERPRETATION TIPS
  • A brief summary outline for scouts.
TRACKING: COMBAT SKILL FOR THE SOLDIER
  • Extract from U.S. Army field manual 21-75 "Combat Skills Of The Soldier", Dated 03AUG84.
AGING HUMAN SCAT
  • This is vital skill overlooked quite often in man-tracking, but is invaluable in determining health, morale and age (of passage) of the "quarry".
THE ART OF TRACKING
  • This article was written with purpose of showing the lack of knowledge in tracking skills among the Canadian forces scouts and snipers, and how tracking is a vital skill.
EVASION MOVEMENT AND COUNTER-TRACKING TECHNIQUES
  • Extracted from the 18th Airborne Corp, Fco/51st Infantry (Airborne Ranger) Long-Range Surveillance, TACSOP (Tactical - Standard Operating Procedures). Cover information for Recce teams to stay undetected via anti-/counter-tracking techniques.
JUNGLE TRACKING POINTS
  • Extract from U.S. Army field manual 90-5 "Jungle Operations", dated 16AUG86.
RANGER COUNTER-GUERRILLA TRACKING
  • Extracted from a US Army Ranger handbook. Tracking information with emphases to unconventional operations.
TRACKING
  • African park Ranger explains some of the finer points of tracking African game, quite worth the read as many park Rangers were initially used in Rhodesia and South Africa to train military trackers.
5JAN03 MAC-V-SOG RECONDO SCHOOL
  • Tracking training hand-out from the Military Assistance Command - Vietnam - Studies and Observations Group (MAC-V-SOG) Reconnaissance-Commando (RECONDO) school, circa 1969-1970.
VISUAL TRACKING METHOD AND TIPS
  • Brief instruction on the tracking stick, as used in the step-by-step method, as well as other tracking tips.
COUNTER-TRACKING TECHNIQUES FOR THE RECONNAISSANCE PLATOON
  • Extracted from the 18th Airborne Corp, Fco/51st Infantry (Airborne Ranger) Long-Range Surveillance, TACSOP (Tactical - Standard Operating Procedures) (Draft 1995).
ANCIENT TRACKING TAKES MODERN TWIST
  • A look at Cyber-Tracker in use in African game parks. A great little tool.
SNIPER: TRACKING / COUNTER-TRACKING
  • Extract from U.S. Army field manual 23-10 "Sniper Training", dated 17AUG94.
KEEPING TRACK OF A DYING ART
  • A look at primitive tracking skills, being meshed with modern hardware. This item (Cyber-Tracker) with slight modifications can definitely be of use in the military realm.
TRACKING AND THE USE OF THE HUMAN SENSES DURING JUNGLE OPERATIONS
  • Extracted from the Center For Army Lessons Learned, newsletter #95-5, "Winning In The Jungle".
WAR STORIES: TRACKING TECHNIQUES
  • This extract is from a USMC project on using military reading to make Marines aware of techniques, and how they are applied in a combat/operational situation.
STALKING, TRACKING & SNIPING
  • This is an article is about hunting in Africa, but has some very interesting background information. Well worth the read.
3JAN03 SOE/OSS TRACK AWARENESS
  • A 1944 training extract on familiarizing secret agents with track awareness for operational duty.
3JAN03 South Africa’s Tracker-Fighting Team
  • A look at combat tracking operations in Namibia (1988), conducted by the famous 101 Battalion.
3JAN03 RHODESIAN ELITE TRACKER COMBAT UNIT
  • A look at Rhodesian tracking operation of the elite TCU that was eventually absorbed into the Selous Scouts.
3JAN03 VISUAL TRACKING
  • Overview of tracking techniques employed in the jungle environment of the 1960s Malayan Emergency.
3JAN03 DETECTION AVOIDANCE TECHNIQUES
  • Extract from field manual 31-20-5 "Special Reconnaissance Tactics, Techniques, And Procedures For Special Forces", dated 23 March 1993.
12JAN03 MINIMIZING SIGNS OF YOUR PRESENCE
  • Some information to help reduce some of your tell-tail signs of passage.
LONG-RANGE SURVEILLANCE TEAM TRACKING AND COUNTER-TRACKING
  • Extract from U.S. Army field manual 7-93 "Long-Range Surveillance Unit Operations", dated 03OCT95.

              

 

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