Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 2 months ago

What’s the point of hand to hand combat in the military?

You can’t beat guns, tanks and fighting jets with your bare hands.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    If you want to kill quietly you need to do it hand to hand.

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  • 2 months ago

    Probably because it teaches discipline and it's exercise.

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  • Cee
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    You should get out of the basement every now and again.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    But what happens when you run out of ammo, or have to be very quiet?

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  • John H
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    There can be times when you are too CLOSELY engaged to use guns.

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  • 2 months ago

    If you are close enough for hand to hand combat, guns are USELESS.

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  • Zack
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If you run out of ammo in a close range situation, you are going to want to know how to fight with your hands.

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  • 2 months ago

    You could easily end up in a situation where you have run out of ammunition and the only way to continue to fight is using the bayonet on their rifle and hand to hand fighting.

    You may consider this farfetched but there are many incidents in history where the troops on both sides were down to hand to hand fighting.

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  • 2 months ago

    what hand to hand combat in the military?

    they don't teach it in any service branch

  • 2 months ago

    You have to be at least age 13 to post Q&A on Yahoo Answers. Please come back after your 13th birthday.

    • alucard2 months agoReport

      That’s not answer. Reported.

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