ATP 7-100.3 Chinese Tactics

ATP 7-100.3 describes Chinese tactics for use in Army training, professional education, and leader
development. This document is part of the ATP 7-100 series that addresses a nation-state’s military
doctrine with a focus on army ground forces and tactical operations in offense, defense, and related mission
sets. Other foundational topics include task organization, capabilities, and limitations related to military
mission and support functions. ATP 7-100.3 serves as a foundation for understanding how Chinese ground
forces think and act in tactical operations. This publication presents multiple examples of functional tactics
in dynamic operational environment conditions. The tactics in this ATP are descriptive, and provide an
orientation to tactics gathered from Chinese doctrine, translated literature, and observations from recent
historical events.