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*FM 5-116

FIELD MANUAL
No. 5-116
HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 9 FEBRUARY 1999

FM 5-116

Engineer Operations:
Echelons Above Corps

Table of Contents


PREFACE

CHAPTER 1. OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES TO ARMY ENGINEERS

THE NATURE OF ENGINEER INVOLVEMENT

PATTERNS OF OPERATIONS

ENGINEER OPERATIONS

Mobility

Countermobility

Survivability

General Engineering

Topographic Engineering

THEATER OVERVIEW FROM THE ENGINEER PERSPECTIVE

CHARACTERISTICS OF OPERATIONS APPLIED TO ARMY ENGINEERS

CHAPTER 2. FUNDAMENTALS OF THEATER-ENGINEER OPERATIONS

COMMAND AND CONTROL

TAILORING AND TASK ORGANIZATION

US Army Corps of Engineers

Facilities Engineer (FE) Team

Combat Engineers Within the Theater Structure

ENGINEER COORDINATION

Standards

Priorities

Reports

ENGINEER SUPPORT CONCEPTS

THEATER SUPPORT BASE

TOPOGRAPHIC SUPPORT

REAL ESTATE SUPPORT

RPMA REQUIREMENTS

ELECTRICAL POWER SOURCES

TROOP CONSTRUCTION

CONTRACT-CONSTRUCTION AGENT

SUPPORT TO COMBAT OPERATIONS

CHAPTER 3. THEATER DEVELOPMENT

BASIC THEATER PRINCIPLES

INCREMENTAL DEPLOYMENT

SPLIT-BASED OPERATIONS

MOBILIZATION OF THE RC

CHAPTER 4. JOINT, MULTINATIONAL, AND INTERAGENCY ENGINEERING OPERATIONS

OVERVIEW

JOINT CAPABILITIES

TOPOGRAPHIC SUPPORT

JOINT BOARDS

Joint Facilities Utilization Board

Joint Civil-Military Engineering Board

Joint Environmental Management Board

MULTINATIONAL UNITS AND ORGANIZATIONS

UN Operations

Non-UN Organizations

Multinational Troop Units

NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs) AND PRIVATE VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATIONS (PVOs)

INTERAGENCY OPERATIONS

USACE FORWARD ELEMENT

Defense Security Assistance Agency (DSAA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency

HN INTERFACE

REAL ESTATE

SUPPORT

CHAPTER 5. OPERATIONAL PLANNING

PLANNING CHALLENGES

Operational Movement and Maneuver

Operational Firepower

Operational Protection

Operational C2

Operational Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance

Operational Support

ENGINEER-SUPPORT PLANNING PROCESS

Engineer Facilities Study

Civil-Engineering Support Plan

Engineer Annex

CHAPTER 6. LOGISTICS

LOGISTICS REQUIREMENTS

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Planning Considerations

Design Considerations

Construction Considerations

TRANSITION TO WAR

MAINTENANCE SUPPORT

OTHER LOGISTICS SUPPORT

CHAPTER 7. STABILITY OPERATIONS AND SUPPORT OPERATIONS

GLOBAL RESPONSE

JOINT AND MULTINATIONAL OPERATIONS

ENGINEER OPERATIONS

DEFINED OBJECTIVE, END STATE, AND STANDARDS

Topographic Engineering

Forced-Entry Support Operations

Force Protection

Force Bed Down

Force Mobility

Infrastructure Repair

Nation Assistance

Redeployment

OPERATIONAL CONSIDERATIONS

COMMAND AND CONTROL

RESERVE AND NATIONAL GUARD PARTICIPATION

LOGISTICS AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

APPENDIX A. ENGINEER TROOP UNIT ORGANIZATIONS

HQ, ENCOM

HQ, ENGINEER BRIGADE (THEATER ARMY)

HQ, ENGINEER BRIGADE (CORPS)

HQ, ENGINEER GROUP (CONSTRUCTION)

HQ, ENGINEER GROUP (COMBAT)

ENGINEER BATTALION (COMBAT) (HEAVY)

PLATOONS/COMPANIES, ENGINEER BATTALION (PRIME POWER)

ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC BATTALION (THEATER ARMY)

ENGINEER COMBAT BATTALION (CORPS) (WHEELED)

ENGINEER COMBAT BATTALION (CORPS) (MECHANIZED)

ENGINEER COMPANY (TOPOGRAPHIC) (EAC)

ENGINEER COMPANY (CONSTRUCTION SUPPORT)

ENGINEER DUMP-TRUCK COMPANY

ENGINEER PIPELINE-CONSTRUCTION-SUPPORT COMPANY

ENGINEER PORT-CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

ENGINEER COMPANY, (MULTIROLE BRIDGE)

ENGINEER BRIDGE COMPANY (PANEL BRIDGE)

ENGINEER BRIDGE COMPANY, MEDIUM-GIRDER BRIDGE MGB)

ENGINEER COMPANY, ASSAULT FLOAT BRIDGE (AFB)

ENGINEER COMPANY (COMBAT-SUPPORT EQUIPMENT)

ENGINEER COMPANY (LIGHT EQUIPMENT) (AIRBORNE)

ENGINEER COMPANY (LIGHT EQUIPMENT) (AIR ASSAULT)

ENGINEER COMPANY (TOPOGRAPHIC) (CORPS)

HQ DETACHMENT, ENGINEER BATTALION

ENGINEER TEAM, UTILITIES (4000)

ENGINEER TEAM, FIRE-PROTECTION HQ (LA)

ENGINEER TEAM, FIRE TRUCK (LB)

ENGINEER TEAM, WATER TRUCK (LC)

ENGINEER TEAM, QUARRY (75 TPH)

ENGINEER TEAM, WELL DRILLING

ENGINEER HEAVY DIVING TEAM

ENGINEER LIGHT DIVING TEAM

ENGINEER TEAM, REAL ESTATE

ENGINEER TEAM, TOPOGRAPHIC PLANNING AND CONTROL

FE TEAM

APPENDIX B. US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

COMMAND AND CONTROL

Division Commands

District Commands

Laboratories

Centers

SUPPORT FOR MILITARY OPERATIONS

Power Projection

Theater Mission

CONUS Contingency Missions

APPENDIX C. THE CIVIL-ENGINEERING SUPPORT PLAN

APPENDIX D. SAMPLE CONSTRUCTION DIRECTIVE

APPENDIX E. ENGINEERING SERVICES AND TROOP CONSTRUCTION SOP SAMPLE

APPENDIX F. METRIC CONVERSION CHART

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

SOURCES USED

DOCUMENTS NEEDED

AUTHENTICATION

DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

*This publication supersedes FM 5-116, 7 March 1989.



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