Army Airmobility Handbook
ARMY INFANTRY SCHOOL FORT BENNING GA
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This Handbook incorporates guidance, doctrine and tactics required to plan and execute airmobile operations. It is specifically designed for resident and extension course students of the United States Army Infantry School to provide the student with a knowledge of how to apply the Army Airmobility Concept to enhance land combat effectiveness. This handbook deals with all aspects of airmobile operations, emphasizing the tactical employment of light observation LOH, utility, and medium helicopters, both transport and armed. It also covers, in lesser detail, the tactical employment of heavy cargo helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, and organizations and equipment associated with Army aviation. It provides basic and general information, and detailed information where required, providing the student with the necessary background to plan and conduct airmobile operations from small patrol to brigade-size. Users of this Handbook are encouraged to submit recommended changes or comments for improvement. Comments should be forwarded to Director, Brigade and Battalion Operations Department, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia 31905.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics