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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Soldiers in the brigade took part in nearly 490 iterations of platoon-level situational training exercise lanes focused on mission essential tasks such as attack and defense, movement to contact, area and zone reconnaissance, security screen, emplacing obstacles, building individual and vehicle-fighting positions, tactical resupply, vehicle recovery and mass casualty response.
The three words that every leader should know are "purpose, motivation, and direction." Instead of sending three Soldiers to wait for capture at a weapons cache, the Red Cell platoon leaders detailed a movement to contact that required land navigation, noise and light discipline, and unique planning to counter an envelopment maneuver.
The battalion treated the operation like a movement to contact. The scout platoon initiated movement at EENT (end of evening nautical twilight).
This is no different than determining a Soldier's proficiency with his/her individual weapon and how effectively he/she operates within the squad on a movement to contact. This capability could grow with the DCGS-A program and support both the training and testing communities.
For the capstone exercise, Operation Caspian Tiger, students apply their geospatial knowledge to develop a geospatial operations brief for a Stryker brigade combat team movement to contact into an urban environment.
The movement to contact with the bank robbers vividly shown at the North Hollywood Bank shooting comes to mind.
I would ask any member of the movement to contact their MP without fail to bitterly complain at this unjust additional cost that will ruin a key source of activity that children can enjoy in their local environment.
In the United States, with the opportunity for essential health care reform a real possibility, the Society is asking all supporters of the MS movement to contact their federal legislators and voice support for universal health care coverage in honor of World MS Day.
"The Iraqi government is not giving guarantees to any Arab movement to contact freely with the feuding factions in Iraq, besides there are no guarantees to respond to the Arab League's suggestions considering the national reconciliation process", Akram Al Rawi, a member of the Sunni Islamic Party told Gulf News.
This probe doesn't need the additional movements of retraction, repositioning, and movement to contact for measurement.
Since many like the fluff names, it then grows to movement to contact, movement to break contact, buttonhooks, crossing ...
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