Accession Number:

ADA172815

Title:

Know Your Enemy: A Comparison of a Soviet Motorized Rifle Regiment and the Opposing Forces (OPFOR) Motorized Rifle Regiment.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-06-06

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

This study attempts to identify the major organizational and equipment differences between a Soviet Motorized Rifle Regiment and the OPFOR Motorized Rifle Regiment. Analysis also includes basic tactical doctrine at the regimental level. Research indicates there are significant differences between the two organizations in regard to organizational structure and equipment appearance and capabilities. Analysis of tactical doctrine and employment does not reveal any significant differences.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE