Infantry Drills

G-51: Methods of Engagement

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G-51. The four engagement methods for SLM include single, sequence, pair, and volley firing. The leader evaluates the situation on the ground to determine which of these methods to use. Regardless of whether they are used singly or in combination, communications are needed as well. The methods of engagement are rehearsed in accordance with unit SOP.

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