Accession Number:

ADA000220

Title:

Amphibious Combat Troops. Part II. Command and Engagement of the LEOPARD Tank Units While Crossing Water Obstacles,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-22

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

In the new German Army structure, both the field and the territorial army are of the same size. The field army is divided into armored infantry and infantry divisions, tank divisions, tank regiments and airborne brigades. The armored combat troops are of special importance to frontal defense they consist of tank battalions and their support units. The article cites how the above mentioned service branches defend and cross water obstacles. Illustrations are included.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE