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INFANTRY PLATOON OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS

Subcourse Number IN0501

Edition B

UNITED STATES ARMY INFANTRY SCHOOL
FORT BENNING, GEORGIA 31905-5593

5 CREDIT HOURS

Edition Date: May 1996

 

SUBCOURSE OVERVIEW

This subcourse is designed to teach the basic information on the preparation of a platoon operation order for an offensive mission, planning a dismounted daylight attack for an infantry platoon, and identifying the planning considerations for the conduct of a limited visibility attack by an infantry platoon.

There are no prerequisites for this subcourse.

This subcourse reflects the doctrine which was current at the time it was prepared. In your own work situation, always refer to the latest publications.

The words "he", "him", "his", and "men", when used in this publication, represent both the masculine and feminine genders unless otherwise stated.

TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE

ACTION: Identify the preparation and issue of a platoon operation order for an offensive mission, plan a dismounted day light attack for an infantry platoon, and identify the planning considerations for the conduct of a limited visibility attack by an infantry platoon.

CONDITION:

Given the material contained in this subcourse.

STANDARD:

To demonstrate competency of this subcourse, you must achieve a minimum of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Subcourse Overview
Lesson 1: Prepare an Operation Order for an Offensive Mission
  PART A: Identify Elements of a Battalion or Company Five Paragraph Operation Order
  PART B: Identify Sequence of Elements in a Five Paragraph Platoon Operation Order and Place in Format
  PART C: Prepare and Issue a Five Paragraph Platoon Oral Offensive Operation Order, and Identify the Mission of a Rifle Platoon as the Company Reserve in an Attack
  Practice Exercise
Lesson 2: Plan a Dismounted Daylight Attack for an Infantry Platoon
  Part A: Doctrinal Considerations for a Daylight Attack
  Part B: Offensive Control Measures
  Part C: Planning an Offensive Scheme of Maneuver
  Part D: Planning Fire Support for an Offensive Operation
  Practice Exercise
Lesson 3: Planning Considerations for the Conduct of a Limited Visibility Attack
  Part A: Doctrinal Considerations for a Limited Visibility Attack
  Part B: Tactical Considerations for a Limited Visibility Attack
  Practice Exercise
IN0501 Edition B Examination