Figure 4-10.--Squad fire plan sketch.
PLATOON IN THE DEFENSE
terrain or the flank of an adjacent platoon. A distance
Located within the assigned company battle area
is the platoon defense area. The company commander
assigns the platoon a frontage. The frontage left and
The terrain and the size of the company battle area
right limits are taken from a reference point on the
dictates the frontage assigned to a platoon. Physical
Figure 4-11--Frontline platoon defense area.