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  1. what are the characteristics of offense?
    • surprise, tempo, concentration,
    • and audacity
  2. what is audacity?
    Audacity is a simple plan of action, boldly executed
  3. what are the 4 types of offensive operations?
    movement to contact (MTC), attack, exploitation, and pursuit
  4. what are the different types of maneuver?
    envelopment, turning movement, infiltration, penetration, frontal attack
  5. what is an envelopment?
    • which an attacking force seeks to avoid the principal enemy's
    • defenses by seizing objectives to the enemy rear or flank in order to destroy
    • him in his current positions
  6. what is a turning movement?
    • attacking force avoids the enemy's principal defensive positions
    • by seizing objectives to the enemy's rear and causing the enemy to move out of
    • his current positions
  7. what is infiltration?
    • attacking force moves undetected into or
    • through the enemy's main defenses
  8. what is the difference between consolidation and reorganization?
    Consolidation is the process of organizing and strengthening a newly captured position so that it can be defended. Reorganization is the actions taken to shift internal resources within a degraded unit to increase its level of combat effectiveness
  9. what does special purpose attacks include?
    Ÿ   Ambush.

    Ÿ   Raid.

    Ÿ   Spoiling attack.

    Ÿ   Counterattack.

    Ÿ   Feint.

    Ÿ   Demonstration
  10. what are the characteristics of defense?
    preparation, security, disruption, massing effects, and flexibility
  11. what are the three defensive operations?
    area, mobile, retrograde

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