Infantry Drills

6-125: Occupy the Site and Conduct Ambush

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6-125. Occupying the site and conducting the ambush begins with main body movement out of the ORP, and ends when the leader initiates a withdrawal. Common control measures include:

  • Kill zone.
  • Limit of advance.
  • Assault by fire/ support-by-fire position.
  • Assault position.
  • Target registration point.

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