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MTC Land Navigation Courses


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Land Navigation Course 102

Course Description: This is a three-leg course through heavy vegetation. Picture: Courtesy U.S. Army. Consulting map for land navigation

Task: Navigate through heavy vegetation between points while dismounted.

Condition: Given a 1:25,000 scale topographic map of Marseilles Training Center, compass, protractor, pencil, and either: (1) an eight digit grid coordinate of the next point or (2) a distance and/or azimuth to the next point.

Standard: Correctly determine the identification or eight-digit coordinate of all points to which you are directed.

Download Training Outline (PDF, 548KB)to include: General Instructions, MTC Map/Overlays, Pre-Made Test Sheets, Answer Data and Point Matrix, and Common Task Skill.

 
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Land Navigation Course Area 104W

Course Description: This is a three-leg course over hilly and wooded terrain. Picture: Courtesy U.S. Army. Using compass during land navigation

Task: Navigate over hilly and wooded terrain between points while dismounted.

Condition: Given a 1:25,000 scale topographic map of Marseilles Training Center, compass, protractor, pencil, and either: (1) an eight digit grid coordinate of the next point or (2) a distance and/or azimuth to the next point.

Standard: Correctly determine the identification or eight-digit coordinate of all points to which you are directed.

Download Training Outline (PDF, 552KB)to include: General Instructions, MTC Map/Overlays, Pre-Made Test Sheets, Answer Matrix, and Common Task Skill.


 
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Intermediate Land Navigation Course 101

Course Description: This is a three-leg course over hilly and wooded terrain.Picture: Courtesy U.S. Army. Charting map for land navigation

Task: Navigate over hilly and wooded terrain between points while dismounted.

Condition: Given a 1:25,000 scale topographic map of Marseilles Training Center, compass, protractor, pencil, and either: (1) an eight digit grid coordinate of the next point or (2) a distance and/or azimuth to the next point.

Standard: Correctly determine the identification or eight-digit coordinate of all points to which you are directed.

Download Training Outline (PDF, 600KB) to include: General Instructions, MTC Map/Overlays, Pre-Made Test Sheets, Answer Matrix, and Common Task Skill.

 
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Advanced Land Navigation Course 106

Course Description: This is a five-leg course over hilly and wooded terrain. Picture: Courtesy of U.S. Army. Checking azimuth for next point in land navigation course

Task: Navigate over hilly and wooded terrain between points while dismounted.

Condition: Given a 1:25000 scale topographic map of Marseilles Training Area, compass, protractor, pencil, and either: (1) an eight digit grid coordinate of the next point or (2) a distance and/or azimuth to the next point.

Standard: Correctly determine the identification or eight-digit coordinate of all points to which you are directed.

Download Training Outline (PDF, 606KB)to include: General Instructions, MTC Map/Overlays, Pre-Made Test Sheets, Answer Matrix, and Common Task Skill.

 
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Advanced Land Navigation Course, SOF

Course Description: This is a five-leg course over hilly and wooded terrain. Picture: Courtesy of U.S. Army. Planning next move during land navigation course

Task: Navigate over hilly and wooded terrain between points while dismounted.

Condition: Given a 1:25000 scale topographic map of Marseilles Training Area, compass, protractor, pencil, and either: (1) an eight digit grid coordinate of the next point or (2) a distance and/or azimuth to the next point.

Standard: Correctly determine the identification or eight-digit coordinate of all points to which you are directed.

Download Training Outline (PDF, 608KB)to include: General Instructions, MTC Map/Overlays, Pre-Made Test Sheets, Answer Matrix, and Common Task Skill.

 
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Expert Land Navigation Course

Course Description: This is a four-leg course over hilly and wooded terrain. Picture: Courtesy of U.S. Army. Planning next move during land navigation course

Task: Navigate over hilly and wooded terrain between points while dismounted.

Condition: Given a 1:25000 scale topographic map of Marseilles Training Area, compass, protractor, pencil, and an eight digit grid coordinate of the next point.

Standard: Correctly determine the identification of all points to which you are directed.

Download Training Outline (PDF, 698KB)to include: General Instructions, MTC Map/Overlays, Pre-Made Test Sheets, Answer Sheets, and Common Task List.