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                                               FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION, 105MM TOWED
                                                      (LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION)
                     DESIGNATION:  _____ BATTALION (105MM TOWED) (LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION), _____FIELD ARTILLERY
1.  MISSION.  TO PROVIDE CONVENTIONAL FIELD ARTILLERY CANNON
FIRES IN DIRECT SUPPORT OF THE LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION.
2.  ASSIGNMENT.  ORGANIC TO THE LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION
ARTILLERY, TOE 06100L000.
3.  CAPABILITIES.
    A.  AT LEVEL I THIS UNIT PROVIDES:
    (1)  CONVENTIONAL FIELD ARTILLERY CANNON FIRE IN DIRECT
SUPPORT OF UNITS OF THE LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION.
    (2)  FIRE SUPPORT ELEMENTS TO MANEUVER UNITS.
    (3)  TARGET LOCATIONS USING VISUAL MEANS AND MORTAR
LOCATING RADARS.
    B.  THE COLUMNS UNDER LEVELS 2 AND 3 ADAPT THIS TABLE FOR
REDUCED OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES IN DECREMENTS OF 10 PERCENT,
FROM APPROXIMATELY 90 PERCENT FOR LEVEL 2, TO 80 PERCENT FOR
LEVEL 3.
    C.  THIS UNIT IS NOT ADAPTABLE TO A TYPE B ORGANIZATION.
    D.  THE COLUMNS DESIGNATED BY LEVELS 1 THROUGH 3 ARE
DESIGNED TO RELATE TO THE CATEGORIES ESTABLISHED IN AR 220-1,
UNIT STATUS REPORTING.
    E.  INDIVIDUALS IN THIS ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT THE CHAPLAIN
AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL, CAN ASSIST IN THE COORDINATED DEFENSE
OF THE UNIT'S AREA OR INSTALLATION.
    F.  THIS UNIT IS DEPENDENT UPON:
    (1)  APPROPRIATE ELEMENT OF THE DIVISION OR CORPS FOR
RELIGIOUS, LEGAL, COMBAT HEALTH SUPPORT, FINANCE, AND
PERSONNEL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.
    (2)  THE DIVISION MEDICAL BATTALION (TOE 08455L000) FOR
MEDICAL EVACUATION.
4.  BASIS OF ALLOCATION.  THREE PER DIVISION ARTILLERY, LIGHT
INFANTRY DIVISION, TOE 06100L000.
5.  CATEGORY.  THIS UNIT IS DESIGNATED A CATEGORY I UNIT. (FOR
FOR UNIT CATEGORIES, SEE AR 310-25
6.  MOBILITY.
    A.  SEE THE INDIVIDUAL UNIT TOES FOR MOBILITY STATEMENTS.
    B.  THIS UNIT REQUIRES 100 PERCENT OF ITS TOE EQUIPMENT
AND SUPPLIES BE TRANSPORTED IN A SINGLE LIFT USING ITS
AUTHORIZED ORGANIC VEHICLES.  (SOURCE: FIELD ARTILLERY
POSITION PAPER FOR MOBILITY REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE FIELD
ARTILLERY, DATED JUNE 1987.)
7.  DOCTRINE.  THE FOLLOWING DOCTRINAL PUBLICATIONS ARE
APPLICABLE TO THE OPERATION OF THIS UNIT:
    FM 6-2         FIELD ARTILLERY SURVEY
    FM 6-15        FIELD ARTILLERY METEOROLOGY
    FM 6-20        FIRE SUPPORT IN COMBINED ARMS OPERATIONS
    FM 6-20-1      FIELD ARTILLERY CANNON BATTALION
    FM 6-20-1J     FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION
    FM 6-20-2      DIVISION ARTILLERY, FIELD ARTILLERY
                   BRIGADE AND FIELD ARTILLERY SECTION (COR
    FM 6-20-10     FIRE SUPPORT TARGETING
    FM 6-20-20     FIRE SUPPORT HANDBOOK
    FM 6-20-30     FIRE SUPPORT IN CORPS AND DIVISION
                   OPERATIONS
    FM 6-20-50     FIRE SUPPORT IN BRIGADE OPERATIONS (LIGH
    FM 6-30        FIELD ARTILLERY FORWARD OBSERVER
    FM 6-40        FIELD ARTILLERY CANNON GUNNERY
    FM 6-50        FIELD ARTILLERY CANNON BATTERY
    FM 6-121       FIELD ARTILLERY TARGET ACQUISITION
    FM 6-161       FIELD ARTILLERY RADAR SYSTEMS
    FM 11-50       COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE DIVISIO
    FM 11-92       COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE CORPS
    FM 100-5       OPERATIONS
                                                     ------------------
                                                     ^ DIRECT SUPPORT ^
                                                     ^    BATTALION   ^
                                                     ------------------
                                                              ^
                                             -----------------------------------
                                             ^                                 ^
                                      ---------------                   ---------------
                                      ^ HQS AND HQS ^                   ^  3 FIRING   ^
                                      ^   BATTERY   ^                   ^  BATTERIES  ^
                                      ^             ^                   ^   105MM T   ^
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