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*FM 71-2

FIELD MANUAL
NO. 71-2

HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
WASHINGTON, DC, 27 September 1988

 

FM 71-2

THE TANK AND MECHANIZED INFANTRY BATTALION TASK FORCE

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

Table of Contents


Change 1, 17 August 1994

PREFACE

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION

Section I - Mission, Capabilities, and Limitations

Section II - Battalion Task Force on the AirLand Battlefield

Section III - Organization and Functions

Section IV - Battlefield Operating Systems

Section V - Special Operational Environments

CHAPTER 2 - COMMAND AND CONTROL

Section I - Command and Control Responsibilities

Section II - Command and Control Facilities

Section III - Command and Control Process

Section IV - Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield

Section V - Command and Control Communications

Section VI - Other Command and Control Procedures

CHAPTER 3 - OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS

Section I - Fundamentals of Offensive Operations

Section II - Threat Defensive Doctrine

Section III - Planning for Offensive Operations

Section IV - Conducting Attacks

Section V - Other Offensive Operations

CHAPTER 4 - DEFENSIVE OPERATIONS

Section I - Fundamentals of the Defense

Section II - Threat Offensive Doctrine

Section III - Planning for Defensive Operations

Section IV - Types of Defense

Section V - Reserve Operations

Section VI - Other Defensive Operations and Techniques

CHAPTER 5 - OTHER TACTICAL OPERATIONS

Section I - Retrograde Operations

Section II - Passage of Lines

Section III - Relief Operations

Section IV - Breakout from Encirclement

Section V - Linkup

Section VI - Hasty Water Crossings

Section VII - Guard Operations

Section VIII - Obstacle Reduction

CHAPTER 6 - COMBAT SUPPORT

Section I - Relationships and Responsibilities

Section II - Indirect Fire Support

Section III - Tactical Air Support

Section IV - Army Aviation Support

Section V - Air Defense Support

Section VI - Engineer Support

Section VII - Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Support

Section VIII - Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Support

CHAPTER 7 - COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT

Section I - CSS Functions and Organization

Section II - Planning

Section III - Operations

Section IV - Supply

Section V - Maintenance

Section VI - Field Services

Section VII - Personnel and Health Services Support

Section VIII - Reconstitution

APPENDIX A - MECHANIZED INFANTRY AND ARMORED LIGHT INFANTRY, AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES OPERATIONS

APPENDIX B - COMBAT ORDERS

APPENDIX C - TACTICAL ROAD MARCHES AND ASSEMBLY AREAS

APPENDIX D - DIRECTED-ENERGY WEAPONS

APPENDIX E - OPERATIONS IN NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL, AND CHEMICAL CONDITIONS

APPENDIX F - SNIPER EMPLOYMENT

APPENDIX G - EMPLOYMENT OF THE ANITARMOR COMPANY

APPENDIX H - FRATRICIDE AVOIDANCE

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

AUTHORIZATION LETTER


DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

*This publication supersedes FM 71-2(HTF), 30 June 1977.



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