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MCTP 3-01D (Formerly MCWP 3-15.2)
SSIC 03000 Operations & Readiness // New

Tactical Employment of Mortars

This Army and Marine Corps multiservice publication serves as doctrinal reference for the employment of mortar squads, sections, and platoons. It contains guidance on tactics and techniques that mortar units use to execute their part of combat operations described in battalion-, squadron-, troop-, and company-level manuals. This publication also contains guidance on how a mortar unit’s fires and displacement are best planned and employed to sustain a commander’s intent for fire support.