Benedict, Keith W.
January 2010
Infantry;Jan-Apr2010, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p15
The article explores the capabilities and limitations of an Infantry weapons company based on the author's experiences at Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. The assault platoons of an Airborne weapons company can mount gun trucks up to two and are capable of maneuver, firepower and overwatch. They can hold cordon and search operations, deliberate raids, and search and attack missions. A discussion on manning and training priorities in a weapons company is given.


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