MSR CONTROL MEASURES
In this lesson you will learn to plan MSR control measures, roadblocks,
checkpoints, defiles, and holding areas.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Plan MSR control measures.
You will have this subcourse, paper and pencil.
To demonstrate your competency of this task you must achieve
a minimum score of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
following publications: FM 19-1 and FM 19-4.
include checkpoints, roadblocks, defiles, and holding areas.
will deal with each of these.
Checkpoints are established to ensure proper route use, enforce rules and
regulations, prevent illegal actions or actions aiding the enemy, and to
Roadblocks are established in conjunction with
checkpoints to channelize traffic and personnel.
They are also used to
close off access to certain areas or roads.
A roadblock is used to limit the movement of vehicles along a route, or
to close access to certain areas or roads.
A roadblock is used with a
checkpoint to channel vehicles and personnel to the checkpoint location.
Checkpoints are manned locations used to control movement.
set up to make sure controlled routes carry only authorized traffic (refer
to Lesson 1 for a description of control measures). When MP set up