ELEMENTS OF MISSION-ORIENTED PROTECTIVE POSTURE
In this lesson, you will learn the purpose, limitations, and
fundamentals of mission-oriented protective posture (MOPP).
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Determine the elements of mission-oriented protective
Given information about and illustrations related to
common terms and definitions that describe the
purpose, limitations, and fundamentals of mission-
oriented protective posture.
Demonstrate competency in the task skills and
knowledge by responding to a multiple-choice test
covering the elements of mission-oriented protective
FM 3-4, FM 3-100, STP 21-1-SMCT, and STP 21-24-SMCT
Threat Forces can employ NBC weapons and are willing to do so.
flexible system of protection which is used to facilitate mission
accomplishment. It requires the soldier to wear individual protective
equipment consistent with the threat, the work rate imposed by the
mission, and the temperature.
PART A -THE PURPOSE OF MISSION-ORIENTED PROTECTIVE POSTURE
Corps and higher-level commanders direct minimum MOPP levels and
recommend the higher MOPP levels appropriate to the threat. They are
aware of the strategic tactical intelligence that might indicate the
probable use of NBC weapons. The commanders have the first
responsibility for upgrading the unit's protective posture.