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List of military tactics

Summary
This article contains a list of military tactics. The meaning of the phrase is context sensitive, and has varied over time, like the difference between "strategy" and "tactics". General
  • Exploiting prevailing weather – the tactical use of weather as a force multiplier has influenced many important battles throughout history, such as the Battle of Waterloo.
  • Fire attacks – reconnaissance by fire is used by apprehensive soldiers when they suspect the enemy is nearby.
  • Force concentration – the practice of concentrating a military force against a portion of an enemy force.
  • Night combat – combat that takes place at night. It often requires more preparation than combat during daylight and can provide significant tactical advantages and disadvantages to both the attacker and defender.
  • Reconnaissance – a mission to obtain information by visual observation or other detection methods, about the activities and resources of the enemy or potential enemy, or about the meteorolog
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