Infantry Drills

H-103: Door Charges

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H-103. Various charges can be utilized for explosive reduction of doors. Leaders must conduct extensive training on the use of the charges to get proper target feedback.

H-104. The general-purpose charge, rubber band charge, and flexible linear charge are field-expedient charges that can be used to reduce interior and exterior doors. These charges give the breach element an advantage because they can be made ahead of time and are simple, compact, lightweight, and easy to emplace. (Refer to ATTP 3-06.11 for more information.)

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