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2-151. In offensive and defensive tasks, contact occurs when a member of the Infantry unit encounters a situation requiring a lethal or nonlethal response to the enemy. These situations may entail one or more forms of contact:
- Non-hostile civilian contact.
- CBRN or CBRNE.
- Electronic warfare.
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