Infantry Drills

6-220: Stationary Element Techniques

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6-220. Using the stationary element technique, the leader positions R&S teams in locations where they can collectively observe the entire zone for long-term, continuous information gathering. (See figure 6-21.) The leader considers sustainment requirements when developing his Soldiers’ load plans.

Figure 6-21. Zone reconnaissance using the stationary element technique

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