Infantry Drills

H-21: Assault

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H-21. A breaching operation is not complete until:

  • Friendly forces have assaulted to destroy the enemy on the far side of the obstacle as the enemy is capable of placing or observing direct and indirect fires on the reduction area.
  • Battle handover with follow-on forces has occurred, unless no battle handover is planned.

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