Combat Techniques

Combat Techniques

An Elite Forces Guide to Modern Infantry Tactics

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
An illustrated resource for military and history buffs offers insight into how today's soldiers might respond to an array of combat scenarios, in a guide that covers such topics as weaponry, special forces tactics, and counter-insurgency warfare. 15,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
Combat Techniques is an up-to-date reference work on tactical procedures for today's infantry. Illustrated with action photographs and detailed artworks, it provides a thorough insight into how the soldiers of today's armies would fight in any combat scenario they encounter.
The book covers all the main areas of battlefield tactics and procedures, with chapters on infantry weaponry, infantry tactics, heavy support -- such as air, armor, and artillery -- use of terrain, special forces tactics, and counter-insurgency warfare. The author detail the various forces and assets at a battlefield commander's disposal and examine a huge range of tactical procedures, from controlling an air strike or firing an anti-tank weapon to sub-zero operations, hostage-rescue situations, fighting in urban or extreme terrain, amphibious assaults, and evading capture. Comabt Techniques also explores the challenges of assymetric warefare, with chapters on counter-terrorist and anti-insurgency operations.
Packed with color photographs and useful artworks illustrating techniques and tactics, COmbat Techniques demonstrates how to modern soldier operates in today's ever-changing, technology-dominated battlefields.


Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780312368241
0312368240
Branch Call Number: 355.42 McNa
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
Additional Contributors: Dougherty, Martin J.

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