THE INFANTRY RECONNAISSANCE PLATOON AND SQUAD (AIRBORNE, AIR ASSAULT, LIGHT INFANTRY). Active Army, USAR, and ARNG: To be distributed in accordance with initial distribution number , requirements for FM FIELD MANUAL No. US Army Infantry Recon Platoon & Squad FM p – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online.

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US Army and www. Training must challenge soldiers to master all infantry tasks, individual and collective, and it must constantly fn them of their mission, of their heritage, and of the physical toughness and mental stress that is required of them. Training requires leaders to use their initiative and to make quick decisions. The platoon headquarters provides leadership and control of reconnaissance platoon operations.

To screen within the platoon’s capability. MISSION The reconnaissance platoon is organized, equipped, and trained ramy conduct reconnaissance and limited security tasks for its parent battalion.

To conduct zone reconnaissance. Reconnaissance leaders are masters of stealth; they exercise initiative in the absence of guidance; they are intelligent, resourceful, dependable, and disciplined.

Reconnaissance 79-2 soldiers are physically fit; they are expert in skills such as land navigation, communications, camouflage, individual movement, and survival. They understand the importance of their mission to the battalion and what is required to accomplish that mission. This manual describes the doctrinal and tactical employment of thereconnaissance platoon in airborne, air assault, and light wrmy battalions. Therefore, reconnaissance platoons must train for combat using the standardized training literature and doctrinal manuals that provide reconnaissance leaders with the correct procedures and principles to conduct training properly.


To conduct surveillance of critical areas of concern.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The reconnaissance platoon does not have to kill the enemy to be effective. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The reconnaissance platoon can operate as a platoon or as separate squads under platoon control. Reconnaissance leaders must understand how a battalion operates in a tactical environment.

Like their leaders, soldiers use their initiative; they are intelligent, resourceful, dependable, and disciplined. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

There are a total of 16 M16A2 rifles and 3 M grenade launchers one per squad. The reconnaissance effort of the platoon is established by the battalion commander and his staff. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The platoon’s small size limits its ability to conduct armj zone reconnaissance. Enabled Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download. The reconnaissance platoon is armt under battalion control, but it may be detached for a specific operation.

The purpose of the reconnaissance effort must be clearly stated.

The reconnaissance platoon leader should be actively involved in the selection of soldiers. This chapter discusses the role, organization, missions, and employment of the reconnaissance platoon.

The platoon’s primary mission is to provide battlefield information. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

FM 7-92 Infantry Recon Platoon and Squad

The primary roles associated with the platoon are reconnaissance and to a lesser degree security. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Reconnaissance or Security operations may require the platoon to be more tactically mobile than the parent battalion. The reconnaissance platoon also assists in the tactical control, movement, and positioning of the battalion’s companies and platoons.


There was a problem filtering 7-9 right now. With the assistance of the battalion staff, the reconnaissance platoon leader has several aids in his “mental kitbag. They know their duties and responsibilities to the battalion–to provide accurate and timely information.

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However, for continuous surveillance to be effective, no more than three OPs should be established. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

To guide maneuver forces. The reconnaissance platoon is equipped with individual weapons, night vision devices, and communications equipment.

The estimate of the situation determines how to apply the doctrine in this manual. The platoon headquarters controls and employs attachments provided by battalion. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Primary and specialty staff officers provide expertise for a particular battlefield operating system: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The reconnaissance platoon leader should memorize the specific functions of the battalion staff and use its expertise whenever possible.

Squads also assist in tactical control and coordination.