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SQUAD AMBUSH. A surprise attack from a concealed position on a moving or temporarily halted target. Categories Of Ambushes. Hasty - seize the opportunity Deliberate - preplanned, methodical. Types Of Ambushes. Point – single kill zone Area – two or more related point ambushes. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • SQUAD AMBUSHA surprise attack from a concealed position on a moving or temporarily halted target

  • Categories Of AmbushesHasty - seize the opportunityDeliberate - preplanned, methodical

  • Types Of AmbushesPoint single kill zoneArea two or more related point ambushes

  • Ambush FormationsLinear parallel to enemys route (flanking fire)L-shaped parallel and perpendicular to enemys route (flanking and enfilade fire)

  • Deliberate AmbushConducted against a specific target at a predetermined location

  • Point AmbushSoldiers deploy to attack an enemy in a single kill zone

  • Linear Ambush

  • Leader Requires Detailed InformationSize and composition of targeted enemy unitWeapons and equipment available to enemyEnemys route and direction of movementTimes that the targeted unit will pass specified points along the route

  • Elements of an AmbushAssault fights across objective, searches enemy dead and wounded, usually main effortSupport overwatch assault, heavy fires into kill zoneSecurity early warning, fight counter-attacks, and/or kill or delay enemy reinforcements

  • Sequence Of ActionsSecurity and/or surveillance element positioned first during leaders reconnaissanceIf using a support element, put it into position before assault elementIdentify fire team sectors of fire - SLIdentify individual sectors of fire TLEmplace Claymores

  • Sequence Of ActionsCamouflage positionsIf using a support element in an L-shaped ambush, emplace limiting stakes

  • KILL ZONELeaders recon goes forward

  • KILL ZONESurveillance element is emplaced and left with a5 POINT CONTINGENCY PLAN

  • KILL ZONEPatrol is brought forward and ambush line is occupied

  • KILL ZONENormally 50 100 metersIf early warning is desired, security element is placed far enough away to provide itBased on terrain and visibility

  • InitiationEnemy is identified by side security elementSL is signaled (by hand signal, wire, etc)SL initiates the ambushMost casualty producing weaponCommand detonated ClaymoreMust plan for backup method of initiation- 2nd most casualty producing weapon

  • KILL ZONE

  • KILL ZONEClaymore mines are emplaced and camouflaged

  • KILL ZONEFiring wire is fed back to position

  • KILL ZONEFiring devices are attached and given to Patrol Leader

  • Unsuspecting enemy element is approaching

  • Unsuspecting enemy element is approaching

  • Unsuspecting enemy element is approaching

  • BLAMMO!!!!

  • CEASE FIRE!

  • CEASE FIRE!CEASE FIRE!CEASE FIRE!CEASE FIRE!CEASE FIRE!CEASE FIRE!

  • AssaultEntire ambush must cease fire prior to assaultSL signals to assault across kill zoneBound by teamsIMT if enemy returns fire during assault

  • ALPHA TEAM ASSAULT!

  • ALPHA TEAM ASSAULT!

  • BRAVO TEAM ASSAULT!

  • BRAVO TEAM ASSAULT!

  • ON LINE!

  • LOA!

  • LOA!

  • Limit Of AdvanceEstablish security on far sideSearch teams signaled to begin searchingCollect and secure EPWs prior to searching bodiesSearch from one side to the other and mark bodies that have been searchedUse buddy team search technique

  • Limit Of AdvanceIdentify equipment to be carried backCollect remaining equipment for destructionDemolition teams prepare dual-primed explosives and await the signal to initiate

  • EPW TEAM!The Aid & Litter team is called out if necessary.Utilize two EPW teams if necessary.

  • ENEMY EQUIPMENT TO BEDESTROYED IS CONSOLIDATED

  • DEMO TEAM!

  • DUAL PRIMED EXPLOSIVECHARGE IS PLACED ON EQUIPMENT

  • CHARGE IS READY!

  • BRAVO TEAM BOUND BACK!

  • ALPHA TEAM BOUND BACK!

  • FIRE IN THE HOLE 1!FIRE IN THE HOLE 2!FIRE IN THE HOLE 3!

  • Both M-60 fuse igniters are initiated

  • BURNING!BURNING!

  • KA-BOOM!

  • Withdrawal From Ambush SiteElements move to release point then to ORPORP security must be alert and assist patrol in returningAt ORP- accountability of personnel and equipment prior to move out

  • DUAL PRIMED EXPLOSIVE CHARGEC-4

  • DUAL PRIMED FIRING SYSTEMBLASTING CAPSTIME FUSEM 60 FUSE IGNITERSDETONATION CORD

  • DETONATION CORDDUAL PRIMED FIRING SYSTEM

  • DETONATION CORDDUAL PRIMED FIRING SYSTEM

  • DUAL PRIMED FIRING SYSTEM

  • DUAL PRIMED CHARGEC-4