18 (4) Vehicle. In many combat situations, particularly in urban environments, a vehicle may be
19 the best form of cover.
20 (a) When using a vehicle for cover, the engine block provides the most protection from
21 small arms fire. The Marine should establish a position behind the front wheel so the
22 engine block is between him and the target (see figure 6-6). From this position, the
23 Marine may fire over, under, or around the vehicle. This is a particularly effective position
24 for larger vehicles that are high off the ground.
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