PART B: ANALYZE FIELD FORTIFICATIONS AND STATIC DEFENSES
1. Field fortifications are fortified areas containing fortified works of
some nature which are always constructed when military forces nave a
Fortified works may range in complexity from simple
positions hastily prepared with locally available material to large
permanent-type works in organized and integrated belts or zones.
2. Static defenses are permanent fortifications which can include concrete
pillboxes or casements with thick walls, fixed turrets, Intricate
underground passages, and elaborate shelters for the protection of guns and
Strongpoints may include bunkers, dugouts, and trenches with
firing bays; they are surrounded by minefields and barbed wire.
must emphasize the factors of time, local considerations, and type of
terrain, which influence the amount of permanent construction and degree of
sophistication (Figure 2-1).