USES/APPLICATION 2. Friendly Forces -Coordination with platoon leader -Coordination with mounted fire support - Coordination with air support (marking)
USES/APPLICATION 3. Fragility of Building -Use of hand grenades upon entrance -Boobytraps -Fire support
MOUT Principles Surprise – the element of surprise is paramount when clearing buildings Security – securing the area around the building to prohibit more of the enemy entering Simplicity – easier the concept, easier to train and becomes automatic Speed – like surprise, speed is paramount to catch the enemy off guard
4 Man Stack 1 Man (rifleman) – Assumes position on the door first with eyes and weapon oriented on door. 2 Man (M203) – Close in tight with weapon oriented in the high or low ready. 3 Man (TL) – Same actions as 2 with weapon oriented opposite of 2 man. 4 Man (M249) – Same actions as 3 with weapon oriented in direction will move upon entry & also responsible for rear security.
Door Placement CENTER FED ROOM CORNER FED ROOM The assault element flows in the path of least resistance.
Points of Domination Center FedCorner Fed 1 3 42 1 2 3 4 12341234
Sectors of Fire 234 1 #1 man’s sector of fire ends @ 1 o’clock 2 34 1 #2 man’s sector of fire ends @ 11 o’clock Corner Fed
Sectors of Fire Cont. 2 3 4 1 #3 man’s sector of fire starts @ 1 o’clock and ends @ 11 o’clock 2 3 4 1 #4 man’s sector of fire starts @ 11 o’clock and ends @ 1 o’clock Corner Fed
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