obstacle belt

obstacle belt

A brigade-level command and control measure, normally given graphically, to show where within an obstacle zone the ground tactical commander plans to limit friendly obstacle employment and focus the defense. It assigns an intent to the obstacle plan and provides the necessary guidance on the overall effect of obstacles within a belt. See also obstacle.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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In the first phase a training center, administrative block, three accommodation barracks, firing shed, firing range, health post, obstacle belt, two recreation building, and sewage system will be developed.
Scarcely thirty minutes after the catastrophic A Company landing, B Company bumped its way through the obstacle belt at the same place, with D Company ten minutes later, to its left.
Near Ramadi, three airstrikes destroyed an ISIL vehicle, two ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL obstacle belt and denied use of an ISIL resupply point, the statement said.
However, a planning consideration overlooked by both our unit and theirs was ensuring there were pre-coordinated corridors left open to allow the movement of logistical convoys through the obstacle belt to the forward area where our squadron was located.
From the map, our intended position appears to offer an excellent view of an area of the obstacle belt and minefield.
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The German obstacle belt was emplaced under the management of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.
Next, the engineers would identify the main obstacle belt and the point of breach.
It was the responsibility of the engineer scouts to confirm or deny the planners' template of the enemy obstacle belt. Additionally, the engineer scouts were to provide detailed information such as soil conditions, picket spacing, tank-ditch depth, mine types, and obstacle orientation and configuration.
Similarly, task-force-level engineer effort is normally contained within one obstacle zone and sometimes within one obstacle belt. Therefore, the task-force tactical-operations center records the zone and belt for submitting reports to higher headquarters.
Platoon leaders can observe their overlay becoming not just a complex obstacle belt but a full-blown engagement area.
"Directed energy will hopefully very quickly see itself useful in the realm of breaching obstacle belts, in the realm of active defense, of not just shooting down UAS's, but the ability to destroy incoming anti-tank missiles, mortars, field artillery rounds, across the whole of what the counter-rocket, artillery and mortar mission is currently."