Infantry Drills

5-106: Phase 2 – Coordination

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5-106. Before initiating movement to the linkup point, the forces must coordinate necessary tactical information including the following:

  • The known enemy situation.
  • Mission Command Systems, if equipped, filter setting and address book commonality.
  • Type and number of friendly vehicles and number of vehicles equipped with Mission Command Systems.
  • Disposition of stationary forces (if either unit is stationary).
  • Routes to the linkup point and rally point, if any.
  • Direct and indirect fire control measures.
  • Near recognition signals.
  • Communications information.
  • Sustainment responsibilities and procedures.
  • Finalized location of the linkup point and rally points, if any.
  • Special coordination, such as those covering maneuver instructions or requests for medical support.

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