Infantry Drills

E-5: Mobility

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E-5. The following is a list of the primary mobility functions combat vehicles provide an Infantry platoon and squads during combat operations:

  • Assist opposed entry of Infantry Soldiers into buildings or bunkers.
  • Breach or reduce obstacles by fire.
  • Provide mobility to the dismounted force.
  • Provide enhanced communication platforms and multiple communications systems.
  • Sustainment, medical evacuation, and resupply.

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