B-GL-392-009/FP-000, Military Training, Volume 1, Fieldcraft

Fieldcraft is made up of the individual skills and techniques
used by soldiers in the field, which include movement, use of ground and camouflage in conditions of reduced visibility. These skills and techniques enable soldiers to maintain their own security while gaining advantage over the enemy.

Soldiers must master fieldcraft in order to ensure their own
and their section’s survival on the modern battlefield. They must:

a. use their eyes and ears to find the enemy, without being detected themselves;
b. make the best use of ground and cover, by day and night;
c. judge distances accurately;
d. recognize and indicate targets, understand fire discipline and follow fire control orders; and
e. move silently, with or without weapons, stores or

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