Accession Number : AD0696454

Title :   EXCERPTS FROM THE OFFICERS HANDBOOK OF MILITARY TOPOGRAPHY OF THE USSR,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gororukhinn,A. M. ; Gamezo,M. V.

Report Date : 24 OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : These two sections of the manual describe ways for determining the passability of various kinds of terrain to troops and motorized transport including wheeled and tracked vehicle, the use of local features for defense against nuclear weapons, procedures for determining march routes in various circumstance, techniques for winter reconnaissance, procedures for reconnoitering roads, rivers, bridges and swamps and for judging soils and earths as to their load bearing capability of various kinds of areas and obstacles by infantry, wheeled and tracked vehicles and the load carrying capacities of bridges and various earth surfaces. Instructions are given for terrain reconnaissance in various kinds of terrain. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TACTICAL WARFARE, USSR), (*TERRAIN, TRAFFICABILITY), SOILS, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, ROADS, BRIDGES, SWAMPS, TRACKED VEHICLES, LOADS(FORCES), CLASSIFICATION, MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, VEHICLE WHEELS, HANDBOOKS, OFFICER PERSONNEL

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE