PLT Defense - Enemy Contact o Alert o Report o Bring in...

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Purpose of the Defense o Defeat enemy attacks o Buy time o Hold key or decisive terrain o Economize the Force o Develop conditions favorable for resuming the offense Characteristics of the Defense o Preparation o Security o Disruption o Massing Effects o Flexibility Overview of Defense o Prepare for Combat o Move to Defensive Positions o Establish Defensive Positions o Locate the Enemy o Initiate Contact/Actions on Enemy Contact o Fight the Defense o Consolidate and Reorganize Establish Defensive Positions Locate the Enemy o Establish and maintain LP/OPs o o All Soldiers look and listen o Technology Aids o Night vision devices (NVDs) o Thermal Imagery devices o Binoculars o REMBASS Initiate contact/Actions on
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Unformatted text preview: Enemy Contact o Alert o Report o Bring in LP/OPs (?) o Call for Fire/ Adjust Fire o Machine Guns/Anti-armor weapons o 100% in positions, ready to fight Consolidate and Reorganize o Reestablish security o Re-man key weapons o Provide first aid for wounded o Repair damaged obstacles o Replace mines and booby traps o Redistribute ammunition and supplies Defense Summary o Prepare for Combat o Move to Defensive Positions o Establish Defensive Positions o Locate the Enemy o Initiate Contact/Actions on Enemy Contact o Fight the Defense o Consolidate and Reorganize MSL 302, Lesson 7a: Platoon Defense Rev. 2 Dec 2005 Slide 8 of 10...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course MILS 3100 taught by Professor Mjrivy during the Spring '08 term at N. Georgia.

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