Infantry Drills

2-270: Maneuvering from the Line of Departure to the Probable Line of Deployment

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2-270. Units move rapidly through their attack positions and across the LD, which should be controlled by friendly forces. The leader considers METT-TC when choosing the combat formation which best balances firepower, tempo, security, and control.

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