VISUAL AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION
SUBCOURSE NO. IS4400
US Army Air Defense Artillery School
Fort Bliss, Texas
This subcourse presents procedures and techniques to visually identify both threat and
friendly aircraft so that soldiers can function in an air-land battle.
Lesson 1: VISUAL AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION
TASK: This subcourse covers the following tasks:
MQS II 01-0401.00-0005, Visually Identify Threat Aircraft (officer task)
MQS II 01-0401.00-0007, Visually Identify Friendly Aircraft (officer
441-066-1040, Visually Identify Threat and Friendly Aircraft (SHORAD
441-091-1040, Visually Identify Threat Aircraft (common task)
CONDITIONS: Use only the lesson material to complete the examination.
STANDARDS: You must attain a grade of 70 percent or more on on this subcourse.
Unless otherwise stated, the masculine gender applies to both men and women.
This subcourse contains one lesson that presents an introduction to aircraft recognition
methods and procedures and gives descriptions of selected aircraft for study and
identification. All aircraft appearing in this subcourse are on the list of aircraft that air
defense crew members must know. Also in this subcourse are the ten threat aircraft that