Accession Number:

ADA102465

Title:

The Mobile Obstacle Detachment of the Soviet Ground Forces.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY RUSSIAN INST APO NEW YORK 09053

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This paper examines employment of the mobile obstacle detachment in Soviet Ground Force operations. Historical development and employment are emphasized as they have a direct relationship to contemporary practice. Current employment is examined with stress on organizational and equipment capabilities in supporting modern antitank weaponry. The author has utilized US sources for most information on organization and equipment and Soviet sources for discussion of historic and contemporary employment concepts, as well as significant problems encountered in tactical usage. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE