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Lesson_07b_Defense_I %28NXPowerLite%290 - MSL 201, Lesson...

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1 MSL 201, Lesson 07b: Defense I Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Defense I
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2 MSL 201, Lesson 07b: Defense I Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Objectives Define purpose and characteristics of defense Identify the sequence of the defense Identify priorities of work in defense operations Describe different types of defense Describe types of fighting positions
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3 MSL 201, Lesson 07b: Defense I Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Purpose of the Defense Deter or Defeat Enemy Offensive Operations Gain Time Achieve Economy of Force Retain Key Terrain Protect the Populace, Critical Assets, and Infrastructure Develop Intelligence The general task and purpose of all defensive operations is to defeat an  enemy attack and gain the initiative for offensive operations.  A platoon  may conduct the defense for some of the following reasons:
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4 MSL 201, Lesson 07b: Defense I Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Characteristics of the Defense Preparation Security Disruption Massing effects Flexibility
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course MLSC 221 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '11 term at Texas A&M.

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