Infantry Drills

H-154: Wire Obstacles

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H-154. The platoon or squad normally employs wire obstacles as part of the protective obstacle plan in the defense. Wire obstacles include barbed-wire, triple-standard concertina, four-strand cattle fences, and tanglefoot. Construction methods for two of the more common wire obstacles the platoon or squad employs, triple standard concertina, and tanglefoot are shown in figures H-21 through H-25 (pages H-50 through H-52). (Refer to ATTP 3-90.4 for more information.)

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