Accession Number:

ADA216368

Title:

The Soviet Combined Arms Battalion - Reorganization for Tactical Flexibility

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMBINED ARMS CENTER FORT LEAVENWORTH KS SOVIET ARMY STUDIES OFFICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

137.0

Abstract:

In their current restructuring efforts the Soviets are considering what many US planners have long advocated -- the formation of combined arms battalions . The author presents substantial data from Soviet exercises and combat experiences since World War II, clearly showing that battalion battle groups have normally been constructed to possess a combined arms mix with increased combat power and maneuverability. Keywords Combined arms battalion Tactical force structure Combat organization.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE