Flashcards in Section 115 Infantry Deck (44)
When available how should movement to a secondary position be done?
When cover and concealed
What 8 guidelines should be observed when clearing fields of fire?
-Avoid excessive clearing
-Clear forward to limits of effective fire
-Leave a thin layer of foliage
-Remove light branches from wooded areas
-In heavy woods, remove undergrowth in a thin line for automatic weapons
-Demolish walls forward
-Move and cut brush to your advantage
-Ensure fields of fire are open for a M203
What are FPF (final protective fires)?
Final attempt to stop the enemy before he reaches the Plts battle position
What is a check point?
A predetermined spot on the ground plotted along patrol routes so parent unit can track progress
What is a rally point?
Easily identifiable point on the ground where patrols can reassemble and reorganize
What are three types of rally points?
How many meters from the enemy should you conduct counter ambush drills?
How many types of patrols are used by a rifle squad?
What is he purpose of raid patrols?
To destroy or capture enemy personnel or equipment, destroy installations, free POWs
What is the purpose of contact patrols?
Perform limited obj missions
What is the purpose of economy of force patrols?
Perform listed obj missions
What is the purpose of ambush patrols?
Conduct ambushes on enemy patrols
What is the purpose of security patrols?
Detect infiltration by the enemy, kill or capture infiltrators, and protect against ambushes