US Army Cold Weather Student Handout 2009-2010

4 02 2011

Here is a pretty good handbook produced by the US Army’s only cold weather training outfit – the Northern Warfare Training Center from Fort Wainwright Alaska.

Topics covered within this handout

699-8010 Cold Regions Terrain Analysis 1
699-8011 Cold Regions Weather Analysis 21
699-8013 Cold Weather Injury Prevention and Treatment 53
699-8015 Cold Weather and Mountain Environmental Injury Prevention and Treatment 93
699-8014 Altitude Illness Prevention and Treatment  102
699-8017 Cold Weather Risk Management 108
699-8012 Planning Considerations for Over Snow Movement 115
699-8019 Snowshoeing 136
699-8022 Sled (ahkio) Hauling 144
699-8025 Tent and Stove Drill 150
699-8026 H-45 Stove 180
699-8027 Improvised Shelters 196
699-8028 Cold Regions Patrol Base Considerations 207
699-8031 Cold Weather Vehicle Maintenance 227
699-8032 Weapons Maintenance in Cold Weather 240
699-8020 Military Skiing 252
699-8018 The Avalanche Hazard 282
699-8024 Individual Camouflage in a Snow Covered Environment 329
699-8030 Cold Weather Firing Techniques 337
699-8029 Fighting Positions for Frozen Ground 346
699-8023 Skijor 359
Appendix A Cold Weather and Mountain Equipment Information

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