Accession Number : AD1013626

Title :   Mountain Warfare and Cold Weather Operations

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Headquarters Department of the Army Washington United States

Personal Author(s) : Milley,Mark A ; O'Keefe,Gerald B

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Report Date : 29 Apr 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 156

Abstract : The purpose of ATP 3-90.97 is the Armys doctrinal publication for operations in mountain warfare and coldweather operations. It provides doctrinal guidance and direction for how United States (U.S.) forces conduct mountain and cold weather operations and is to arm leaders and Soldiers with the information necessary to operate in mountain and cold weather environments. The information contained in this manual applies to all Soldiers, regardless of rank or job specialty. This manual is designed to work in conjunction with and complement Training Circular on military mountaineering (TC) 3-97.61 and Army Tactics and Techniques Publication (ATTP) 3-21.50.This manual will enable leaders and Soldiers to understand mountain and cold weather environments, their effects on military weapons and equipment, impacts these environments have on personnel, and most importantly, how units employ the elements of combat power in mountain and cold weather environments.

Descriptors :   mountains , cold weather operations , cold weather , High altitude , military operations , environmental impact , terrain intelligence , tactical communications , Risk management , Military engineering , military planning , Military aircraft operations , indirect fire , Communication equipment , military training , Army operations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE