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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To screen within the platoon’s capability. Although this manual does not -792 any international agreements, the material presented herein is in accordance with related international agreements.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Sign In Sign Out. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The primary roles associated with the platoon are reconnaissance and to a lesser degree security. The ability of a reconnaissance platoon to conduct security for the battalion is limited. English Choose a language for shopping. The reconnaissance platoon, in conjunction with infantry platoons, can effectively screen the battalion’s front, flank, or rear.

By performing stealthy reconnaissance and security tasks, the reconnaissance platoon makes it easier for the battalion commander to maneuver companies, concentrate combat power, and armj surprise by providing him with current and continuous battlefield information.

FM 7-92 Infantry Recon Platoon and Squad

Showing of 1 reviews. The platoon’s primary mission is to provide battlefield information. Squads also assist in tactical control and coordination. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The terrain, enemy situation, and time available also affect the size of the zone the reconnaissance platoon can reconnoiter.


The reconnaissance platoon is equipped with individual weapons, night vision devices, and communications equipment. The platoon’s ability to conduct continuous surveillance is limited due to personnel.

The reconnaissance effort of the platoon is established by the battalion commander and his staff. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Amazon Music Stream millions of vm. Reconnaissance leaders must understand how a battalion operates in a tactical environment. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Primary and specialty staff officers provide expertise for a particular battlefield operating system: Aarmy reconnaissance platoon prepares, plans, and executes its assigned missions with the assistance of the battalion staff.

Each squad consists of a squad leader, assistant squad leader, and soldiers. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Unlike traditional infantry platoons whose primary mission is to kill the enemy, the reconnaissance platoon’s primary mission is to provide the battalion commander information about the enemy.

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The purpose of the reconnaissance effort must be clearly stated. The reconnaissance platoon’s mission and geographic location may require a modified table of organization and equipment MTOE. The estimate of the situation determines how to apply the doctrine in this manual. Reconnaissance platoon organization a. The reconnaissance platoon can operate as a platoon or as separate squads under platoon control.


They know the enemy’s order of battle and equipment.

This manual describes the doctrinal and tactical employment of thereconnaissance platoon in airborne, air assault, and light infantry battalions. The platoon 7-2 provides leadership and control of reconnaissance platoon operations. The platoon may only be able to reconnoiter a single route during a route reconnaissance depending on route length, enemy situation, and terrain. Not Enabled Word Wise: To conduct area reconnaissance.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your arjy, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. The reconnaissance platoon leader should be actively involved in the selection of soldiers.

The platoon leader must know the tactical strengths and weaknesses of the platoon, and must determine the most effective and efficient method of employing the platoon. To guide maneuver forces. Write a customer review. The squads perform reconnaissance and security missions as directed by the platoon headquarters.