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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The combined Bravo Company is made up of Infantrymen, Combat Engineers and Military Police.
However, it is difficult to provide support because of two issues--the cur rent engineer platoon modified table of organization and equipment and the overlap between the skill level tasks of combat engineers and cavalry scouts.
military tactics, techniques, and procedures with partners engaged in East African operations, AFRICOM is enhancing force protection, sustainment, and combat engineer mission capabilities.
Its particular speciality is the development and supply of specialised countermine and combat engineer equipment for armoured fighting vehicles has seen its products used in challenging environments across the world.
The combat engineer troop sergeant (platoon sergeant) may be the unit EOD technician, obliged to support a combat engineer troop and maintain individual proficiency in EOD operations.
An unidentified explosive device detonated on the roadside when servicemen were being on a combat engineer reconnaissance party," the source said.
I have been a combat engineer, a driver and a crane operator in the army and these are all skills that I can apply in this area.
The Kodiak's prime function is as a heavy-duty combat engineer vehicle for military operations and disaster relief, with its secondary role being mine-clearing.
The dad of one, a combat engineer who serves with 35 Engineer Regiment in Paderborn in north-west Germany, was one of 200 competitors providing 35 teams for the championships, which includes downhill and cross-country racing for both novices and experts.
Lance Corporal Clements said: "Normally I'm working as a bricklayer or as a combat engineer.
He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.
Missouri representative and combat engineer, Missouri National Guard; Ohio Senator Steve Stivers, lieutenant colonel, Army National Guard.

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