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1 MSL 201, Lesson 07a: Offensive Operations Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Offensive Operations
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2 MSL 201, Lesson 07a: Offensive Operations Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Objectives Understand the Purpose of Offensive Operations Identify the Characteristics of the Offense List the Types of Offensive Operations Understand Special Purpose Attacks
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3 MSL 201, Lesson 07a: Offensive Operations Revision Date: 31 July 2011 The Purpose of Offensive Operations Dislocate, isolate, disrupt and destroy enemy forces Seize key terrain Deprive the enemy of resources Develop intelligence Deceive and divert the enemy Create a secure environment for stability operations Offensive operations are chiefly designed to disrupt the enemy’s combat power— firepower, maneuvering, protection, and leadership. You plan and execute offensive operations to: “Offensive operations suppress enemy strengths and take advantage of weaknesses.”
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MSL 201, Lesson 07a: Offensive Operations Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Characteristics of the Offensive Surprise: is crucial because it delays enemy reactions, confounds and confuses enemy command and control, shocks enemy soldiers and leaders, and makes it difficult for the enemy to coordinate a defense. Concentration: is the massing of overwhelming force to achieve a single purpose; a degree of force in which firepower, personnel, or other combat resources are massed against an enemy at one point or in a narrow area to multiply the power of an offensive operation. Tempo:
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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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