Accession Number : ADA324394

Title :   Modularity - The Next Step in the Evolution of the Armored Engineer Battalion.

Descriptive Note : Monograph, 15 Jul-6 Dec 96,

Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED MIL ITARY STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Sinkler, Robert A.

PDF Url : ADA324394

Report Date : DEC 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 97

Abstract : This monograph proposes an alternative design concept for the future divisional Armored Engineer Battalion. The research hypothesis is that an Armored Engineer Battalion organized around core battlefield missions would be more effective in supporting the armored or mechanized brigade in full-dimensional operations than the Current Armored Engineer Battalion. The two Armored Engineer Battalion organizations were evaluated to determine which organizational structure would be most effective on the twenty first century battlefield. The two organizations were analyzed in terms of organizational frifrom the analysis and evaluation indicates that an Armored Engineer Battalion organized around core battlefield missions will be more effective on the twenty-first century battlefield than the Current Armored Engineer Battalion. The findings fully support the research hypothesis.

Descriptors :   *BATTALION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, *HYPOTHESES, *MILITARY PLANNING, *MILITARY ENGINEERS, SCENARIOS, ARMOR, WARFARE, BATTLEFIELDS, BRIGADE LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, MODULAR CONSTRUCTION, MISSIONS, EVOLUTION(GENERAL), FRICTION, MECHANIZATION.

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE