Infantry Drills

E-17: Mobility Advantages

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E-17. The tank’s mobility comes from its capability to move at high speed on and off road. The tank’s ability to cross ditches; ford streams and shallow rivers; and push through small trees, vegetation, and limited obstructions allows movement in various types of terrain.

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