movement to contact


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movement to contact

A form of the offense designed to develop the situation and to establish or regain contact. See also meeting engagement; reconnaissance in force.
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Given this, three potential tactical problems arise for the two-person team: loading and reloading, movement to contact and communications.
There are four types of offensive operations: movement to contact, attack, pursuit, and exploitation.
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include convoy resupply, movement to contact, security patrols, secure
The operation in which "NAI abuse" is most apparent is in the movement to contact phase, applying the search-and-attack technique.
During the first week, the squads conducted a movement to contact, but instead of the enemy being in a single location as the cadets were used to.
The battle drills we concentrated on were out of FM 7-8: react to contact, movement to contact, maneuver and knock out a bunker, enter and clear a room--close quarters battle.
The Appropriate Offensive Operation: Movement to Contact (MTC).
The DM's ability to shoot well gives the leader flexibility when planning movement to contact or retrograde.
Usually executed by brigade combat teams and below, the search and attack is a technique of movement to contact, one of the four types of offensive operations.
Currently, the missions in the Warrior Challenge include movement to contact, convoy resupply, and rescue an ambushed convoy.
Although we have conceptualized for years about the potential of seeing the enemy from a distance and therefore turning old style movement to contact missions into deliberate attacks with no wasted organizational energy, we may now be on the verge of having that capability.