weapon positions. In some situations, it may be ad- visable to create small battalion and regimental stock piles as ammunition reserves.
(2) In the absence of a specific directive, the quantity of ammunition to be placed in the regimen- tal sector is determined by the regimental comman- der based on his estimate of the situation. This esti- mate includes such factors as ammunition alloca- tions; probable time, type, location, and duration of combat; distance to ammunition supply points; and
with the enemy, replenishment of ammunition and within the companies will usually be made der cover of darkness.
c. When the position is being occupied out of con- tact with the enemy, ammunition train and other available cargo vehicles may be employed under regimental control to haul ammunition from the army ammunition supply point to the battle posi-
In executing this task, the regiment
employs of large
small capacity, in in rear areas and point.
order to at the
reduce traffic congestion army ammunition supply
d. Usually, are delivered
loads of ammunition train vehicles
practicable, weapon carriers plete delivery of ammunition
are employed to com- from the regimental
or battalion areas.