U.S. Army Tactics Field Manual

U.S. Army Tactics Field Manual

by Department of the Army


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U.S. Army Tactics Field Manual by Department of the Army

Tactics is the art and science of employing all available means to win battles and engagements. Specifically, it comprises the actions taken by a commander to arrange units and activities in relation to each other and the enemy. Filled with diagrams of attack plans, defensive strategies, and troop movements, U.S. Army Tactics Field Manual is the playbook the U.S. Army uses to employ available means to win in combat. This book provides combat-tested concepts and ideas modified to exploit emerging Army and joint capabilities. This book focuses on the organization of forces, minimum essential control measures, and general planning, preparation, and execution considerations for each type and form of combat operation. It is the common reference for all students of the tactical art, both in the field and the Army school system. The Art of Tactics
• Common Tactical Concepts and Graphic Control Measures
• The Basics of Offense
• Movement to Contact
• Attack
• Exploitation
• Pursuit
• Basics of Defensive Operations
• The Area of Defense
• The Mobile Defense
• The Retrograde
• Security Operations
• Reconnaissance Operations
• Troop Movement
• Relief in Place
• Passage of Lines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762781980
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2013
Pages: 488
Sales rank: 687,925
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

The Department of the Army. Headquarters, US Army Training and Doctrine Command.

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