Military

*FM 7-92

HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 23 December 1992

FM 7-92

THE INFANTRY RECONNAISSANCE PLATOON AND SQUAD (AIRBORNE, AIR ASSAULT, LIGHT INFANTRY)

IMPORTANT
U.S. Army Infantry School Statement on
U.S. NATIONAL POLICY CONCERNING ANTIPERSONNEL LAND MINES


TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. CHANGE 1


  2. PREFACE


  3. CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION


    1. 1-1. ROLE OF THE RECONNAISSANCE PLATOON
    2. 1-2. LEADER SKILLS
    3. 1-3. SOLDIER SKILLS
    4. 1-4. ORGANIZATION
    5. 1-5. MISSION
    6. 1-6. EMPLOYMENT
    7. 1-7. TRAINING

  4. CHAPTER 2 COMMAND AND CONTROL


    Section 1. COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEM

    1. 2-1. BATTALION COMMAND AND CONTROL
    2. 2-2. COMMANDER'S INTENT AND CONCEPT
    3. 2-3. PLATOON COMMAND AND CONTROL

    Section II. COMMAND AND CONTROL PROCESS

    1. 2-4. TROOP-LEADING PROCEDURES
    2. 2-5. ESTIMATE OF THE SITUATION
    3. 2-6. INTELLIGENCE CYCLE
    4. 2-7. COMMUNICATIONS

  5. CHAPTER 3 MOVEMENT


    Section I. PLANNING

    1. 3-1. COORDINATION
    2. 3-2. DETECTION
    3. 3-3. SECURITY
    4. 3-4. FIRE SUPPORT

    Section II. MOVEMENT FORMATIONS AND TECHNIQUES

    1. 3-5. SQUAD FORMATIONS
    2. 3-6. PLATOON FORMATIONS
    3. 3-7. MOVEMENT TECHNIQUES

    Section III. METHODS OF MOVEMENT

    1. 3-8. FOOT MOVEMENT
    2. 3-9. AIR MOVEMENT
    3. 3-10. VEHICLE MOVEMENT
    4. 3-11. WATER MOVEMENT

    Section IV. INFILTRATION

    1. 3-12. PLANNING
    2. 3-13. TECHNIQUES

  6. CHAPTER 4 RECONNAISSANCE


    1. 4-1. FUNDAMENTALS
    2. 4-2. PLANNING
    3. 4-3. SENSORY TECHNIQUES
    4. 4-4. AREA RECONNAISSANCE
    5. 4-5. ZONE RECONNAISSANCE
    6. 4-6. ROUTE RECONNAISSANCE

  7. CHAPTER 5 SECURITY OPERATIONS


    Section 1. SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS

    1. 5-1. FUNDAMENTALS
    2. 5-2. SCREENING FORCE
    3. 5-3. GUARD FORCE
    4. 5-4. COVERING FORCE

    Section II. SCREENING MISSIONS

    1. 5-5. SCREEN
    2. 5-6. OBSERVATION POST
    3. 5-7. MOVING AND STATIONARY SCREENS

    Section III. COUNTERRECONNAISSANCE

    1. 5-8. PLANNING RESPONSIBILITIES
    2. 5-9. SECURITY OPERATIONS TASKS
    3. 5-10. ASSETS

  8. CHAPTER 6 OTHER MISSIONS


    1. 6-1. ASSEMBLY AREAS
    2. 6-2. PASSAGE OF LINES
    3. 6-3. LINKUP
    4. 6-4. RELIEF IN PLACE
    5. 6-5. GUIDES
    6. 6-6. TRACKING

  9. CHAPTER 7 COMBAT SUPPORT


    Section I. INDIRECT FIRE SUPPORT

    1. 7-1. FIRE PLANNING
    2. 7-2. CLOSE AIR SUPPORT
    3. 7-3. ATTACK HELICOPTERS

    Section II. AIR DEFENSE, COMBAT ENGINEERS, AND MILITARY INTELLIGENCE

    1. 7-4. AIR DEFENSE
    2. 7-5. COMBAT ENGINEERS
    3. 7-6. MILITARY INTELLIGENCE

  10. CHAPTER 8 COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT


    1. 8-1. ORGANIZATION
    2. 8-2. ADMINISTRATION
    3. 8-3. LOGISTICS
    4. 8-4. MAINTENANCE
    5. 8-5. RECOVERY AND DESTRUCTION
    6. 8-6. MEDICAL SUPPORT
    7. 8-7. PRISONERS OF WAR
    8. 8-8. SOLDIER'S LOAD

  11. * CHAPTER 9 URBAN OPERATIONS


  12. APPENDIX A LIMITED VISIBILITY OPERATIONS


  13. APPENDIX B NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL, OR CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT OPERATIONS


  14. APPENDIX C DIRECTED-ENERGY WEAPONS


  15. APPENDIX D STANDING OPERATING PROCEDURE


  16. APPENDIX E COMMUNICATIONS


  17. APPENDIX F PLATOON/SQUAD DRILLS


  18. GLOSSARY


  19. REFERENCES


  20. AUTHENTICATION




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