Infantry Drills

E-15: Protection

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E-15. All combat vehicles offer varying degrees of protection from direct and indirect fire. Figure E-1 (page E-8) illustrates the generally progressive degrees of protection offered by combat vehicles.

Figure E-1. Reactive armor comparative levels of ballistic protection

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