Intelligence collection for pen box operations

Leszczak, Mark J.
October 1997
Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p32
Describes the United States Army 1st Cavalry Division's use of the penetration box (pen box) concept to focus the resources required to penetrate the enemy's defenses at the critical point on the battlefield. Formation of a pen box team called the Deep Operations Cell; Tactical decision-making process wargame; Functions of the targeting team; Execution of the pen box fire plan; Tasking of collection assets.


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