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Mountain Warfare and Cold Weather Operations

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Technical Report

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Headquarters Department of the Army Washington United States

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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.

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