Infantry Drills

Appendix E: Vehicle Employment Considerations

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Operations integrating Infantry forces and combat vehicles combine to create or produce greater effects. The principles for integrating combat vehicles with Infantry are similar regardless of the specific vehicle type.

Combat vehicles that most often work with Infantry forces include the M1-series Abrams tank, the M2-series BFV, the Stryker ICV, multiple variants of the assault high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV) and the MRAP.

This appendix is written from the perspective of an Infantry platoon leader controlling a combat vehicle section or platoon. However, the technical and tactical information addressed in the following pages is generally valid for Infantry platoons and squads attached to armored units.

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