Basic Small-Unit Tactics

This course focuses on the basic principles of small unit tactics and patrolling, as drawn from open-source references like the U.S. Army Ranger Handbook. The course is primarily intended for military and law enforcement personnel but is also open to civilians who are interested in learning the basics of leadership, decision-making and teamwork. Topics covered in the course include…

  • Individual and team tactical movement
  • Navigation, route selection and planning
  • Terrain analysis
  • Mission planning
  • Orders production and briefing
  • Combat patrolling techniques