The United States Marine Corps is the largest such force on the planet, and yet it is the smallest, most elite section of the U.S. military, one with a long and storied history. Here, in the most current version of the manual used by the Corps itself, is the basic guidebook used by all rifle platoon squad leaders. Discover: . the organization, weapons, capabilities, and limitations of the Marine rifle squad . the squad's role within a platoon and that of the fire teams within the rifle squad . offensive and defensive tactics and techniques . the various patrols squads conduct . numerous charts and illustrations . and much, much more. Military buffs, war-gamers, and anyone seeking to understand how American armed services are being deployed in the ever-changing arena of modern warfare will find this a fascinating and informative document.UNIT SYMBOL Figure 5-7. ... He selects terrain features to indicate the lateral and forward limits of the squad sector of fire. ... Fire Plan. The squad leader formulates the squad fire plan so as to physically occupy the assigned primary fightinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Marine Rifle Squad|
|Author||:||U.S. Marine Corps|
|Publisher||:||Cosimo, Inc. - 2007-03-01|