Infantry Drills

5-32: Catching Features

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5-32. Catching features are obvious terrain features which go beyond a waypoint or control measure and can be either linear or point. The general idea is if the unit moves past the objective, LOA, or checkpoint the catching feature will alert it that it has traveled too far.

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