101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Gold Book

ANNEX B - REDCON/Mission/Aircraft Summary

LEVEL

RESPONSE TIME

AIRCRAFT

ENGINES

APU

AVIONICS

WEAPONS

COMMO

AIRCRAFT PREPARATION

1

IMMEDIATE

RESPONSE

OH-58

AH-64/UH-60/ CH-47

100% RPM

100% RPM

NA

NA

ALL ON

ALL ON

STANDBY

INITIALIZED

INTERNAL

INTERNAL

NA

NA

2

FIFTEEN (15) MINUTES

OH-58

AH-64/UH-60/ CH-47

SET FOR START

SET FOR START

NA

ON

OFF

ALL ON

OFF

OFF

PRC 119/112

INTERNAL

PILOTS AT AIRCRAFT

3

THIRTY (30) MINUTES

OH-58

AH-64/UH-60/ CH-47

SET FOR START

SET FOR START

NA

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

PRC 119/112

PRC 119/112

PILOTS ON STANDBY W/ RTO

4

ONE (1) HOUR

OH-58

AH-64/UH-60/ CH-47

NA

NA

NA

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

UNIT SOP

UNIT SOP

A/C THRU-FLIGHT, CREWS BRIEFED

5

TWO (2) HOURS

OH-58

AH-64/UH-60/ CH-47

NA

NA

NA

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

UNIT SOP

UNIT SOP

A/C THRU-FLIGHT, CREWS BRIEFED

6

MORE THAN TWO (2) HRS

OH-58

AH-64/UH-60/ CH-47

NA

NA

NA

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

OFF

UNIT SOP

UNIT SOP

A/C THRU-FLIGHT, MSN PLANNING

NOTE 1: Response times refer to departure from the TAA

NOTE 2: REDCON 5 is a crew rest cycle with a mission panned and briefed

NOTE 3: REDCON 6 is a crew rest cycle for future mission planning

 

 

 

 

LEVEL

RESPONSE TIME

READINESS STATUS

1 - PURPLE

IMMEDIATE

Unit equipment and personnel are loaded, in march order, in PZ posture ready to move

2 - RED

15 Minutes

Unit equipment and personnel are loaded, in march order, in PZ posture within 15 minutes

3 - YELLOW

1 Hour

Equipment uploaded, personnel prepared to move or PZ posture in one hour

4 - AMBER

2 hours

Equipment uploaded, personnel prepared to move or PZ posture in two hours, units dispersed

5 - BLACK

4 hours

Normal operations. In PZ posture in four hours

6 - GREEN

8 hours

Normal operations. Possible personnel recall. PZ posture in eight hours

7 - BLUE

12 hours

Normal operations. Units must be prepared to reach all personnel within four hours. PZ posture in twelve hours.

 

 

 

 

 

MISSION EQUIPMENT

105MM AMMO PACKAGE

105MM AMMO PACKAGE

155MM AMMO PACKAGE

155MM AMMO PACKAGE

155MM AMMO PACKAGE (INTERNAL)

UH-60 W/SEATS

01

 

01

   

# ROUNDS

96

288

60

W/POWDER

144

W/POWDER

160

W/POWDER

CH-47

 

01

 

01

01

AH-64

         

TROOPS

08

       

# PALLETS/ # RDS PER

       

20/08

# OF HOOKS/ HOOK WT

01/5K

03/5K

01/7.8K

02/9.5K

 

#/TYPE NET

01/10K

03/10K

01/10K

02/10K

 

 

 

 

MSN

EQUIP

PLT

REAC

TION FORCE

CO AIR ASLT

CO RAID

ARTY RAID 105MM

HVY ARTY RAID 155MM

PFDR/SCT INSERT/ EXTRACT

DSMNTD STINGER AASLT

ARFLD REP

PKG

DELTA PLTN AASLT

UH-60 W/ SEATS

03

10

08-12

08

02

03

06

03

01

04 LEAST PREFERRED

UH-60 W/O SEATS

02

07

05-07

08

         

CH-47

   

01 MED EVAC

 

04-06

   

06

02-03 PREFERRED

OH-58

   

01

01

01

       

AH-64

 

02

02

02

02

02

02

02

   

TROOPS

31

110

110

65

65

06-09

31

09

INF SQD

06

16

STINGER TEAMS

 

02

01

02

   

X2 TMS

06

   

ENGR EQUIP

             

1X130 GS GRDR, 1X BCKT LOAD, 1X ROLLER, 1X250 AIR COMP,1XM998