Infantry Drills

Appendix G: Shoulder-Launched Munitions and Close Combat Missile Systems

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SLM and CCMS are employed by the Infantry platoon squads and weapons squad to destroy enemy field fortifications or disable enemy vehicles at ranges from 15 to 3750 meters.

They can engage targets in assault, support by fire, defensive roles, and are the Infantry platoon’s highest casualty-producing organic weapons when used against armored enemy vehicles. This appendix addresses SLM and CCMS use by the Infantry platoon and discusses their capabilities and limitations.

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