In a recent rotation at JMRC, one maneuver commander's intent was to delay the opposing force (OPFOR) along two mobility corridors, attrit
the enemy, and trade space for time to develop a substantive engagement area.
Working out of the numerous villages around Salman Pak, AQI attempted to control the nahia's population; defend the Sunni areas against sectarian aggression; attrit
coalition forces with IEDs, mortar attacks, and small arms fire; and disrupt National Police and Iraqi Police operations with IEDs and sniping.
11) The campaign thus became a blind effort to service a set of targets that air forces customarily hit, along with an equally blind effort to attrit
Hezbollah's fighting forces.
Of those respondents who did not attrit
, 20 had observation periods less than 30 days, 35 had missing data for ethnicity or reported an ethnicity of "other," and 162 were missing data on illness stage.
He's fighting a war of attrition against us--slowly, patiently, one strike at a time he will try to attrit
our national motivation, and cause a psychological effect against our Soldiers, making them reluctant to dismount from their armored vehicles, subtly shortening patrol durations, and causing them to avoid certain areas or zones.
Under some rare and fortunate circumstances, you can attrit
the enemy without actually killing him.
Enabled with superior intelligence and surveillance assets, the future commander would be best able to pinpoint those weapon systems that can destroy his most well-protected vehicles and engage them as priorities, rather than being forced to attrit
or avoid an opponent whose entire force potentially possesses weapons dangerous to the Army's vehicles.
The Allies established significant combat forces on the Italian mainland with Avalanche and continued to attrit
the German war machine.
An example of a tasking to a company team conducting a screen is, "Team A conducts a screen from phase line Alpha to phase line Bravo to destroy (100%) division reconnaissance and brigade reconnaissance; attrit
by one-third the combat reconnaissance patrols (CRPs); maintain contact with the FSE; on order, conduct battle hand-off with the MBA and move to battle position (BP) Dog to become the task force reserve.