Infantry Drills

Section II – Target Effects Planning

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C-28. Not only must indirect fire support planners determine what enemy targets to hit, and when, but also must decide how to attack each enemy target. Leaders should consider all the aspects of target effects when planning fires. Although this section is specific to mortars, the following concepts generally apply to most indirect fires. (Refer to ATP 3- 09.32 for more information.)

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