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13062045 Marines Combat Water Survival

13062045 Marines Combat Water Survival

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MCRP 3-02C
Marine Combat Water Survival
U.S. Marine Corps
Coordinating Draft of 17 November 1999
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVYHeadquarters United States Marine CorpsWashington, D.C. 20380-0001 28 February 1998FOREWORD1. PURPOSEThe Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication (FMFRP) 013,
 Marine Combat Water Survival,
providestechniques, procedures, and training standards for Marine water survival. This publication addresses aMarine's ability to cross water obstacles and perform water rescues.2. SCOPEThis publication guides individual Marines and small-unit leaders in the proper techniques and trainingrequirements of combat water survival. Smallunit leaders should use this publication to prepare Marinesfor the Marine combat water survival program (MCWSP). Once a unit has completed the MCWSP,small-unit leaders should use this publication as a refresher course before water operations. Thetechniques and procedures contained in this publication reflect current Marine corps methodology.3. SUPERSESSIONMCRP 3-02C supersedes previous Marine Corps and Red Cross guidance where differences exist.4. CHANGESRecommendations for improvements to this publication are encouraged from commands as well fromindividuals. Forward suggestions to--Commanding GeneralDoctrine Division (C 42
Marine Corps Combat Development Command
3300 Russell Road,
Quantico, VA
Marine Combat Water SurvivalTable of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Water Survival
2001 - Abandoning Ship2-12002 - Swimming in Cold Water2-5A. Individual Protection From the Cold2-5B. Group Protection from the Cold2-6C. Survival With a Life Preserver2-6D. Survival Without a Life Preserver2-6Floating With Inflated Shirt2-6Floating With Inflated Trousers2-7E. Survival With a Pack2-12F. Preparing Equipment2-12 Tying a Plastic Bag2-13Packing the Pack2-13G. Swimming With the Pack2-13H. Survival Swimming2-13Buoyancy Test2-14Combat Travel Stroke2-14 The Sweep2-15Swimming Under Burning Fuel or Debris2-16Swimming Through Burning Fuel or Debris2-19
Chapter 3 - Water Rescues
3001 - Rescue Techniques 3-1A. Reach3-1B. Wade3-2C. Throw3-2D. Wrist Tow3-3E. Cross-Chest Carry Technique3-43002 - Rescue of an Unconscious Victim 3-63003 - Defense Against Drowning Victims 3-6A. Block3-6
Chapter 4 - Treatment of Casualties
4001 - Drowning4-1A. Freshwater Drowning4-1B. Saltwater Drowning4-1
MCRP 3-02C
Marine Combat Water Survival 

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