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Army Reconnaissance Course (ARC)


The Mission of the Army Reconnaissance Course (ARC) is to train Reconnaissance and Security leaders to develop advanced skills of R&S, develop skills to better understand the Commander’s information requirements, to communicate battlefield information, and to develop understanding of employing supporting assets while maneuvering a scout platoon in a combined arms unit.

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Course Outcome

  • Apply higher level skills of navigations, communications, and reporting
  • Analyze and critically apply Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield
  • Apply self-confidence to solve mission relevant problems
  • Demonstrate understanding of planning and executing R&S missions
  • Apply supporting assets within the framework of mission planning and execution
  • Understand capabilities and limitations of R&S formations across the BCT spectrum
  • Understand doctrinal basics of mounted and dismounted Reconnaissance and Security fundamentals