Infantry Drills

Section I – Employment and Capabilities

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E-1. The primary roles of the combat vehicles discussed in this appendix are to provide Infantry platoons and squads with mobility, allowing them to maneuver. Combat vehicles also provide bases of fire; protection, breaching capabilities, enhanced communication platforms, and a variety of sustainment assets, including re-supply and medical evacuation capabilities. Integration of these forces provides complementary and reinforcing effects to Infantry and mounted forces.

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