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Unformatted text preview: *ATP 3-21.10 Infantry Rifle Company MAY 2018 DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: This publication is approved for public release. Distribution is unlimited. Headquarters, Department of the Army 7KLVSXEOLFDWLRQLVDYDLODEOHDWWKH$UP\3XEOLVKLQJ'LUHFWRUDWHVLWH KWWSVDUP\SXEVDUP\PLO DQGWKH&HQWUDO$UP\5HJLVWU\VLWH KWWSVDWLDPWUDLQDUP\PLOFDWDORJGDVKERDUG  *ATP 3-21.10 (FM 3-21.10) $UP\7HFKQLTXHV3XEOLFDWLRQ 1R +HDGTXDUWHUV 'HSDUWPHQWRIWKH$UP\ :DVKLQJWRQ'&0D\ Infantry Rifle Company Contents Page PREFACE.................................................................................................................... ix INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................... xi Chapter 1 ORGANIZATION ....................................................................................................... 1-1 Section I – Operational Overview .......................................................................... 1-1 Operational Environment ........................................................................................... 1-1 Decisive Action .......................................................................................................... 1-4 Combat Power ........................................................................................................... 1-4 Combined Arms ......................................................................................................... 1-6 Hasty Versus Deliberate Operations ......................................................................... 1-7 Close Combat ............................................................................................................ 1-7 Operations Structure ................................................................................................. 1-8 Key Doctrinal Terms and Definitions ....................................................................... 1-13 Section II – The Infantry Rifle Company.............................................................. 1-13 Mission..................................................................................................................... 1-13 Capabilities .............................................................................................................. 1-14 Limitations ............................................................................................................... 1-14 Organization of the Infantry Rifle Company ............................................................ 1-14 Duties and Responsibilities ..................................................................................... 1-16 Chapter 2 OFFENSE .................................................................................................................. 2-1 Section I – Doctrinal Basis for the Offense........................................................... 2-1 Offensive Tasks ......................................................................................................... 2-1 Forms of Maneuver ................................................................................................... 2-2 Combat Formations ................................................................................................. 2-11 Movement Techniques ............................................................................................ 2-16 Troop Movement ..................................................................................................... 2-20 Reconnaissance and Surveillance .......................................................................... 2-23 Security Operations ................................................................................................. 2-23 Key Doctrinal Terms and Definitions ....................................................................... 2-24 Section II – Movement to Contact ........................................................................ 2-25 Conduct a Tactical Road March .............................................................................. 2-25 Occupy an Assembly Area ...................................................................................... 2-40 Passage of Lines, Linkup, and Battle Handover ..................................................... 2-45 Doctrinal Basis for a Movement to Contact ............................................................. 2-61 Illustration of a Movement to Contact ...................................................................... 2-75 Approach March ...................................................................................................... 2-81 DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: This publication is approved for public release. Distribution is unlimited. *This publication supersedes FM 3-21.10, The Infantry Rifle Company, 27 July 2006. i Contents Subordinate Tasks of Movement to Contact ........................................................... 2-88 Section III – Attack .............................................................................................. 2-114 Organization of Forces for an Attack .................................................................... 2-115 Doctrinal Basis for Force and Terrain Oriented Attacks ....................................... 2-115 Attack Sequence of Events, Example ................................................................... 2-144 Illustration of an Attack .......................................................................................... 2-148 Subordinate Forms of the Attack .......................................................................... 2-161 Section IV – Exploitation and Pursuit ............................................................... 2-187 Exploitation............................................................................................................ 2-187 Pursuit ................................................................................................................... 2-188 Chapter 3 DEFENSE ................................................................................................................. 3-1 Section I – Doctrinal Basis for the Defense ......................................................... 3-1 Defensive Tasks........................................................................................................ 3-1 Forms of the Defense ............................................................................................... 3-2 Situations Unique to the Conduct of Defensive Tasks............................................ 3-15 Key Doctrinal Terms and Definitions....................................................................... 3-25 Section II – Area Defense ..................................................................................... 3-26 Organization of Forces ............................................................................................ 3-26 Doctrinal Basis for an Area Defense ....................................................................... 3-28 Area Defense Sequence of Events, Example ......................................................... 3-68 Illustration of an Area Defense................................................................................ 3-71 Section III – Mobile Defense................................................................................. 3-87 Section IV – Retrograde ....................................................................................... 3-88 General Considerations for the Retrograde ............................................................ 3-88 Delay ....................................................................................................................... 3-89 Withdrawal ............................................................................................................ 3-105 Retirement............................................................................................................. 3-112 Chapter 4 STABILITY................................................................................................................ 4-1 Section I – Foundation for Operations Focused on Stability ............................. 4-1 Stability Principles ..................................................................................................... 4-1 Understanding the Operational Environment ............................................................ 4-2 Stability in Operations ............................................................................................... 4-2 Section II – Organization of Forces ..................................................................... 4-12 Section III – Operational Area Security ............................................................... 4-13 Operational Overview ............................................................................................. 4-13 Planning Considerations ......................................................................................... 4-15 Preparation.............................................................................................................. 4-29 Execution ................................................................................................................ 4-33 Section IV – Security Force Assistance ............................................................. 4-49 Operational Overview ............................................................................................. 4-49 Planning Considerations ......................................................................................... 4-51 Preparation.............................................................................................................. 4-56 Execution ................................................................................................................ 4-61 Appendix A COMMAND POST OPERATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS ................................... A-1 Company Command Post ......................................................................................... A-1 Primary and Alternate Command Post Locations ..................................................... A-1 Resourcing the Command Post ................................................................................ A-2 Intelligence Support Team ........................................................................................ A-3 Appendix B PLANNING AND PREPARATION ........................................................................... B-1 ii ATP 3-21.10 14 May 2018 Contents Section I – Planning ............................................................................................... B-1 Parallel, Collaborative, and Distributed Planning ......................................................B-1 Parallel Planning........................................................................................................B-1 Role of Reconnaissance and Surveillance ................................................................B-2 Troop-Leading Procedures ........................................................................................B-2 Section II – Preparations...................................................................................... B-33 Security Operations .................................................................................................B-34 Rehearsals ..............................................................................................................B-34 Precombat Checks and Precombat Inspections .....................................................B-37 Appendix C DIRECT FIRE PLANNING AND CONTROL ........................................................... C-1 Principles .................................................................................................................. C-1 Direct Fire Planning .................................................................................................. C-3 Direct Fire Control .................................................................................................... C-4 Appendix D FIRES ....................................................................................................................... D-1 Fire Support .............................................................................................................. D-1 Company Fire Support ............................................................................................. D-3 Mortars.................................................................................................................... D-18 Air-Ground Operations ........................................................................................... D-23 Appendix E CLOSE COMBAT MISSILE AND ACQUISITION SYSTEM EMPLOYMENT ..........E-1 Organization ..............................................................................................................E-1 Tactical Employment .................................................................................................E-4 Employment as Part of a Combined Arms Team ......................................................E-6 Appendix F ARMORED, STRYKER, AND MOUNTED EMPLOYMENT ..................................... F-1 Armored and Stryker Vehicles ................................................................................... F-1 Light Wheeled Vehicles ............................................................................................. F-7 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles ........................................................... F-10 Employment of Mounted Platforms ......................................................................... F-14 Additional Employment Considerations................................................................... F-20 Appendix G COMBINED ARMS BREACHING OPERATIONS................................................... G-1 Overview ................................................................................................................... G-1 Types of Breach ....................................................................................................... G-2 Breach Area .............................................................................................................. G-3 Breaching Tenets ..................................................................................................... G-4 Breaching Activities ................................................................................................ G-10 Appendix H CBRN DEFENSE AND COUNTERING WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION... H-1 Overview ................................................................................................................... H-1 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense Tasks ............................. H-5 Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Tasks .................................................... H-7 Tasks and Activities within a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Environment ............................................................................................................. H-8 Appendix I SUSTAINMENT .......................................................................................................... I-1 Roles and Responsibilities ......................................................................................... I-1 Sustaining the Infantry Rifle Company ....................................................................... I-3 Operations Process .................................................................................................. I-14 Echelon Support ....................................................................................................... I-16 GLOSSARY ................................................................................................ Glossary-1 REFERENCES ........................................................................................ References-1 INDEX ................................................................................................................ Index-1 14 May 2018 ATP 3-21.10 iii Contents Figures Figure 1-1. The Infantry rifle company of the Infantry battalion ................................................... 1-15 Figure 2-1. Envelopments .............................................................................................................. 2-3 Figure 2-2. Turning movement ...................................................................................................... 2-5 Figure 2-3. Frontal attack ............................................................................................................... 2-6 Figure 2-4. Penetration .................................................................................................................. 2-7 Figure 2-5. Infiltration route ............................................................................................................ 2-9 Figure 2-6. Infiltration lane ........................................................................................................... 2-10 Figure 2-7. Flank attack ............................................................................................................... 2-11 Figure 2-8. Company in platoon column, example ...................................................................... 2-12 Figure 2-9. Company in platoon line, example ............................................................................ 2-13 Figure 2-10. Company in wedge formation, example .................................................................. 2-13 Figure 2-11. Company in vee formation, example ....................................................................... 2-14 Figure 2-12. Company in echelon right, example ........................................................................ 2-15 Figure 2-13. Transition from movement techniques to maneuver ............................................... 2-16 Figure 2-14. Traveling, example .................................................................................................. 2-17 Figure 2-15. Traveling overwatch, example................................................................................. 2-18 Figure 2-16. Bounding overwatch, example ................................................................................ 2-19 Figure 2-17. Alternative and successive bounds ......................................................................... 2-19 Figure 2-18. Organization of a tactical road march, example ...................................................... 2-27 Figure 2-19. Strip map, tactical road march (mounted march) .................................................... 2-32 Figure 2-20. All-around security ................................................................................................... 2-34 Figure 2-21 Overlay with route control measures, example ........................................................ 2-37 Figure 2-22. Battalion march serial and company march units (mounted march) ....................... 2-38 Figure 2-23. Occupy an assembly area, example ....................................................................... 2-44 Figure 2-24. Control measures, forward passage of lines ........................................................... 2-48 Figure 2-25. Control measures, rearward passage of lines......................................................... 2-49 Figure 2-26. Overlay with route control measures, example ....................................................... 2-53 Figure 2-27. Company march unit as part of the battalion march serial (dismounted), example 2-55 Figure 2-28. Attack positions and sup...
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