Suggestions for improving our tactical reconnaissance capability. An experimental approach to tactical reconnaissance is urged in place of rigid thinking. Recommended are the development of (1) a strong visual capability for both reconnaissance and strike attack, (2) skills of improvisation with respect to organization and use of equipment, and (3) command structure and intelligence set-ups with enough flexibility to permit improvised reconnaissance techniques. Tactical reconnaissance maneuver systems and ongoing games are suggested as means of achieving these goals.
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