All tagged Reconnaissance

Spoiling for a Fight: Making a Case for Aggressive Reconnaissance

Preparing and training formations almost exclusively in the conduct of passive, stealthy reconnaissance leaves the formation out-of-balance in respect to its capabilities. The ability to conduct aggressive reconnaissance is an essential proficiency in large-scale combat operations. Formations must train both. This post seeks to highlights considerations in favor of conducting aggressive reconnaissance that a tactical leader should use to inform thier model of reconnaissance.

Winning the 'Fight to See'

In our efforts to conduct reconnaissance, we find ourselves falling well short of achieving the reconnaissance objective. We must leverage the Cavalry formation’s capability to conduct combined-arms maneuver to overcome this challenge.