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APPENDIX A

ORGANIZATION, STRUCTURE, AND MISSIONS OF EOD UNITS

This appendix gives information on the organization structure, and missions of the TOE organizations described and cited in this manual. These organizations (Figures A-1 through A-4) and the individuals thereof can assist in the coordinated defense of the unit's area or installation. They depend on appropriate elements of theater, corps, separate division, or installation for food service, health, religious, legal, finance, and personnel and administrative services and for unit maintenance on COMSEC equipment.

ORDNANCE GROUP (EOD) TOE 09627L000

Mission

To command and control assigned or attached Ordnance Battalions (EOD).

Assignment

To a Theater Army (TA).

Capabilities

The group provides command, control, and staff planning for two to six Ordnance Battalions (EOD) (TOE 09446L000). It provides technical direction for the EOD mission operations of subordinate units. The group also disseminates technical intelligence information throughout the command and to other selected organizations. The group commander acts as the EOD staff officer for the Theater Army Command.

In addition to the dependencies cited above, this unit is dependent on HHC, TA (TOE 51001L000) for maintenance support for organic vehicles and equipment and for food service support.

Basis of Allocation

One per theater of operation.

Mobility

This unit is required to transport 50 percent of its TOE equipment with organic vehicles in a single lift.

ORDNANCE BATTALION (EOD) TOE 09446L000

Mission

To command and control assigned or attached Ordnance Companies (EOD) (TOE 09447L000).

Assignment

To an Ordnance Group (EOD) at theater, corps, or division.

Capabilities

The battalion provides command, control, and staff planning for three to ten Ordnance Companies (EOD) (TOE 09447L000). It provides technical direction for the EOD mission operations of subordinate units. The battalion also disseminates technical intelligence information throughout the command and to other selected organizations. It provides S1 support to its subordinate Ordnance Companies (EOD) (TOE 09447L000).

Basis Of Allocation

One per theater, one per corps, and one per division operating independent of a corps.

Mobility

This unit is required to transport 100 percent of its TOE equipment with organic vehicles in a single lift.

ORDNANCE COMPANY (EOD) TOE 09447L000

Mission

To reduce or eliminate the hazards of munitions and explosive devices.

Assignment

To an Ordnance Battalion (EOD) (TOE 09446L000) at theater, corps, or division.

Capabilities

This company provides EOD service on an area basis for a maximum incident response capability as follows:

  • 50 routine incidents (less than 2 hours in duration) based on five light teams and 10 incidents per team per day. Up to 70 routine incidents a day can be handled if no nonroutine incidents occur.
  • 8 nonroutine incidents (more than 2 hours in duration) based on two heavy teams and four incidents per team per day.

Additionally, this company may provide the following services:

  • Exploitation of technical intelligence material by submitting reports on first-seen ordnance.
  • Share EOD service with other services and foreign governments as directed by Status of Forces Agreements and Host-Nation Support Agreements.
  • Response to civilian requests for EOD support.
  • Assistance to public safety and law enforcement agencies (civil authorities) in developing a capability to deal with the IED and terrorist threats.
  • Support to other federal agencies, such as the USSS and the FBI, as outlined in DOD directives.
  • Support to installations for the clearance of ranges and destruction of unserviceable ammunition.

In addition to the dependencies cited previously, this unit is dependent on the Ordnance Battalion (EOD) (TOE 09446L000) for S1 support.

Basis Of Allocation

Eight per Ordnance Battalion (EOD) (TOE 09446L000 at theater level. Ten per Ordnance Battalion (EOD) at corps level. Four per Ordnance Battalion (EOD) supporting an independent divisional operation.

Mobility

This unit is required to transport 100 percent of its TOE equipment with organic vehicles in a single lift.

ORDNANCE COMPANY (EOD) (CONUS SUPPORT) TOE 09747L000

Mission

To reduce or eliminate the hazards of munitions and explosive devices throughout the continental United States.

Assignment

To FORSCOM.

Capabilities

This company provides EOD service on an area basis for a maximum routine incident response capability of 120 incidents per day (based on 12 teams and 10 incidents per team per day). Additionally, this company may provide the following services:

  • Response to civilian requests for EOD support
  • Assistance to public safety and law enforcement agencies in developing a capability to deal with the IED and terrorist threats.
  • Support to other federal agencies, such as the USSS and FBI, as outlined in DOD directives.
  • Support to installations for the clearance of ranges and destruction of unserviceable ammunition.
  • Support to the intelligence community for the exploitation of technical intelligence material.

Basis of Allocation

Three companies in CONUS.

Mobility

This unit is required to transport 100 percent of its TOE equipment with organic vehicles in a single lift.




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