Critical Tasks: 052-196-3030, 052-196-3031, 052-196-3032,
052-196-3033, and 052-196-3035
In this lesson, you will learn how to prepare reconnaissance reports. You will also learn
how to complete DA Forms 1248, 1249, 1250, 1251, 1252, and 1711-R.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
You will prepare reconnaissance reports and forms.
You will be given the material contained in this lesson.
You will correctly answer practice exercise questions at the end of this
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following
publications: DA Forms 1248, 1249, 1250, 1251, 1252, and 1711-R;
FMs 3-34.343, 5-34, 5-170, 5-250, and 101-5-1; and STANAG 2253.
The reconnaissance report forms are available through normal publication channels;
however, short forms or work sheets for fieldwork may be designed and produced by the
unit performing the reconnaissance. When completing DA reconnaissance forms, remember
Send the report to the headquarters identified in the heading blocks.
Note information that is unknown or undetermined with a question mark.
Record all information in metric units of measurement.