In a far ambush (beyond hand grenade range):
a. Soldiers receiving fire immediately return fire, take up a covered position and suppress the enemy by:
(1) Destroying or suppressing enemy crew-served weapons. Squad lead use their hand-held laser pointer to designate the enemy’s crew-served positions.
(2) Sustaining suppressive fires.
b. Soldiers/squads not receiving fires move by a covered and concealed route to a vulnerable flank of the enemy position and assault using fire and movement techniques.
c. Soldiers in the kill zone continue suppressive fires. Leaders continue to identify the engagement area by using hand-held laser pointers, and ground illumination flares. The team or squad leader in the kill zone identifies the flank elements and leaders of the assaulting force get within the minimum safe distance of the surface danger area. The squad leader orders his squad to shift fires as the assaulting squad fights through the enemy position
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