military maneuvers


crossfire defense
Crossfire is extremely effective! Crossfire is both Offensive and Defensive. By “interlocking fire,” or lining up your weapons’ so the arcs of fire overlap, you make it extremely difficult for anyone to attack either of you. Crossfire is difficult to hide from. By setting up from two different angles, it is difficult for others to […]

Awesome Military Tactical Maneuvers – Crossfire Defense


defense in depth
Defend Your Position and Beat Your Opponent by Giving Up! You heard me right!!! You lightly defend a territory, but ultimately you are giving it up. You trick your opponent into more casualties, a loss of momentum, and loss of a strong defensive line. Defense in depth is doing all of this in order to […]

Awesome Military Tactical Maneuvers – Defense in Depth



center peel
Military Tactical Maneuvers: Center Peel   What is the Center Peel Tactic? If you are at all aware of the overwatch position, or the leapfrogging tactic, you know all about using cover fire for your advancing members.  But what about retreat?  What if you find yourself in harms way against a larger group with more […]

Military Tactical Maneuvers: Center Peel Tactic


”You must prepare yourself. If you are not competent in a tactical and technical sense, you will not be fit to lead. You will be a danger to your Soldiers, exposing them needlessly, and destroying their confidence in themselves as well as in you.” BG S. L. A. Marshall From DA PAM 600-65, Leadership Statements […]

Military Tactical Maneuvers: Overwatch and Bounding Overwatch



Turrent Down
Military Tactical Maneuvers: Hull Down and Turret Down Two wonderful tactical maneuvers that are terrific for small units are the  “Hull-Down” and “Turret-Down”. Hull-Down is where the upper part of your vehicle or item is visible, but the main part of it is hidden.  Although “Hull-Down” is a term that originates from naval warfare, it […]

Military Tactical Maneuvers: Hull Down and Turret Down