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vee formation

Definition/Scope: (FM 1-02) A unit formation with subordinate elements arranged in a V formation with the point facing away from the templated enemy. This formation is hard to reorient and difficult to control in heavily wooded areas but provides good firepower to the front and flanks. OLD VERSION A unit formation with subordinate elements arranged in a V formation with the point facing away from the templated enemy.



Broader Terms:

formations
movement control

Related Terms:

box formation
diamond formation
echelon formation
line formation
wedge formation


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