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Move fast, strike hard, and finish rapidly.
enable unit to concentrate rapidly over clear routes and
reduce enemy obstacles without losing momentum.
Use terrain, weather, deception, and OPSEC. Engineers are
experts on the use of terrain and the effect of weather on
terrain; they convert terrain to the commander's advantage.
Conserve strength for decisive actions.
The number of
requirements. Commanders must divert engineers to mission-
They must balance the decentralized
employment of engineers into a close-combat force against
Complement and reinforce the combined-arms team and sister
When used properly, engineers are a combat
multiplier that significantly increases the effectiveness
of other combat arms. Engineer units are fully integrated
into the combined-arms team.
They also work with other
services to ensure that the theater's infrastructure
permits support to all forces.
Understand the effect of battle on soldiers, units, and
The modern battlefield demands continuous
Engineer units maintain high levels of
performance, although they are not structured for double
shifts of operators and key personnel.
Key personnel can
become ineffective quickly due to stress, exertion, and
loss of sleep.
Engineer commanders must keep units
effective and productive in this environment.
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