combat engineering


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combat engineering

Those engineering tasks that assist the tactical and/or operational commander to "shape" the battlespace by enhancing mobility creating the space and time necessary to generate mass and speed while protecting the force, and denying mobility and key terrain to the enemy. These tasks include breaching, bridging, and emplacement of obstacles to deny mobility to the enemy.
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Mr Reece has led both subsea innovators SMD, now based in Wallsend, and Pearson Engineering, the designer and manufacturer of combat engineering equipment including the 'SPARK' counter-IED system, responsible for saving many lives in recent con-flicts - a product he was heavily involved in creating.
The goal of this project is to establish a Civil Engineering Unit fully equipped and staffed to plan and manage the Defence Forces Civil Works, which are capable to respond to natural disasters as well as enhance combat engineering capabilities within the Malawi Defence Force.
Pearson Engineering designs and manufactures a range of counter mine and counter IED equipment as well as combat engineering equipment that increase the capability of armoured fighting vehicles.
26 (Petra) - An official source at the General Command of the Armed Forces stated that the Israeli Combat Engineering Corps will conduct an operation to de-mine and detonate an anti-tank minefield along the border region, opposite to the border marker (0) near the southern city of Aqaba.
He was a member of the 241st Combat Engineering Battalion from 1966 to 1972.
Chapters cover the Vickers 6 ton Mark E, Type A and Type B Light tank, C6P and C6T tractors, and C7P artillery tractors, recovery tractors, and combat engineering tractors.
British troops then flew into the northern part of the surrounding Nad-e-Ali district, followed by tanks and combat engineering units.
It contains a wealth of info on wheeled and combat vehicles, small arms, communications, CBRN, soldier support, aircraft, missiles, logistics management and combat engineering.
The 24-year-old was a member of the 1st Combat Engineering Regiment, based in Edmonton, Alta.
The exercise meant soldiers could practice their combat engineering skills in a harsh environment at remote construction sites.
The former Cynffig Comprehensive School student is now completing his combat engineering training in Gibraltar.
The staff includes personnel with specialties in special operations, explosive ordnance disposal, and combat engineering.

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