The larger bunkers at this location lack interconnecting communications trenches that are characteristic of German defensive field fortification
doctrine (Rottman 2004), and the site is therefore interpreted as an American position (Wegener 2011), most likely that of the 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment (28th Infantry Division), positioned just behind the front line on 3 November 1944 and immediately prior to the ill-fated attack on Schmidt (Miller 1995).
Previous books in his series are Field Armies and Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864 and Trench Warfare under Grant and Lee: Field Fortifications
in the Overland Campaign.
The M141 Bunker Defeat Munition (BDM) was fielded in the late 1990s to defeat light infantry threats protected by masonry walls (concrete and brick) and field fortifications
(caves and earth/timber bunkers).
A small percentage of engineers are responsible for field fortifications
HEAT-T round--used primarily against lightly armored vehicles (secondary armor), field fortifications
, and personnel.
Nearby were sites for demolitions, field fortifications
, roads, obstacles, weapons training areas, and fixed and floating bridges.
The M98A1 Javelin surface attack guided missile system will defeat virtually any tank in the world, but it is extremely expensive to use for knocking out field fortifications
First there were sandbags, then came gabion baskets, and now a new element in field fortifications
is emerging that could give sappers an enhanced, multifaceted capability for force protection.
3kg thermobaric main charge warhead explodes, making it more useful than the RPO-A against lightly armored vehicles and field fortifications
We can conduct demolition, route reconnaissance, and route clearance operations; develop protective positions; and build field fortifications
The Javelin enhances direct fire capability against armored vehicles, buildings and field fortifications