FM 3-90 vol 1 Offense and Defense

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  1. ´╗┐What FM covers Offense and Defense?
    FM 3-90 vol 1
  2. What are the 3 basic defensive tasks?
    • Area defense
    • Mobile defense
    • Retrograde
  3. What are the 4 primary offensive tasks?
    • Movement to contact
    • Attack
    • Exploitation
    • Pursuit
  4. What is the difference between permissive and restrictive control measures?
    Permissive control allows something to happen; restrictive control limits how something is done
  5. What is the purpose of a defensive task?
    A task conducted to defeat an enemy attack, gain time and develop favorable conditions
  6. What are the characteristics of defensive task?
    • Disruption
    • Flexibility
    • Maneuver
    • Massing effects
    • Operations in depth
    • Preparation
    • Security
  7. What is the purpose of offense task?
    A task conducted to defeat and destroy enemy forces and seize terrain and resources
  8. What are the characteristics of an offensive task?
    • Surprise
    • Concentration
    • Tempo
    • Audacity
  9. What is a deliberate operation?
    An operation in which the situation allows for the development and coordination of detailed plans.
  10. What is a hasty operation?
    An operation in which the commander directs immediately available forces to perform activities with minimal preparation.
  11. When does a battle occur?
    When a division, corps or army commander fights for one or more objectives.
  12. How long do engagements last?
    They are short, usually minutes, hours or days.

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