Close Combat 3 - The Russian Front

Manoeuvre Basic Employment of Armour

Protection
Use infantry for support and to seek out and destroy anti-tank weapons. Also provide fire support (mortars).

Mutual Support
Position tanks for mutual fire support at all times. Use the Bounding Overwatch principle for movement...
Tank A moves to the next objective under cover from Tank B. Then Tank B moves under cover of Tank A.

Speed
When in open country move the tanks at best speed to the next cover. When moving though close terrain they should advance with the infantry support,

Cover
Having reached the next objective, the tank should halt on a reverse slope, hull down and or under cover.

Artillery or mortar rounds can at least cause a tank to "button up", reducing the crew's ability to see your troops.

Close Combat 3 - The Russian Front



b Artillery rounds can at least cause the tank to "button up"


Artillery rounds can at least cause the tank to "button up" reducing the crew's ability to see your troops.

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