Combat Techniques by
Publication Date: 2007-11-13
Combat Techniquesis 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 Techniquesalso 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 Techniquesdemonstrates how to modern soldier operates in today's ever-changing, technology-dominated battlefields.