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Conduct a Defense by a Platoon

Given a specified area to defend, a platoon with table of organization and equipment (TOE), and a requirement to defend that area. 071-430-0006 (SL4)

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Troop Leading Procedures/Performance Steps

1.Analyze the mission 2.Issue a warning order to the squad leaders 3.Make a tentative plan 4.Conduct a recon 5.Start necessary movement or preparations 6.Complete the plan 7.Occupy the position 8.Emplace early warning devices 9.Emplace hasty minefields and other obstacles 10.Establish communication system 11.Stockpile ammunition, water, food, and other supplies 12.Engage the enemy at maximum range