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US Army Table of Organization and Equipment


	  1 APRIL 1990
                                              DIVISION SIGNAL BATTALION
                                           LIGHT INFANTRY SIGNAL BATTALION
                                             AIR ASSAULT SIGNAL BATTALION
                                              AIRBORNE SIGNAL BATTALION
                                            (MOBILE SUBSCRIBER EQUIPMENT)
                                                 (ARMY OF EXCELLENCE)
                             DESIGNATION:  ----- SIGNAL BATTALION LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION
                                           ----- SIGNAL BATTALION AIR ASSAULT DIVISION
                                           ----- SIGNAL BATTALION AIRBORNE DIVISION
   1.  MISSION.
       A.  TO INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A COMMUNICATIONS
   SYSTEM IN SUPPORT OF DIVISION LEVEL FUNCTIONS INCLUDING
   COMMAND, CONTROL, INTELLIGENCE, FIRE CONTROL, COMBAT SUPPORT
   AND COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT.
       B.  TO PROVIDE A BASELINE PORTION OF THE INTEGRATED AREA
   (MSE) SYSTEM, THE DATA DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND
   EMERGENCY COMMAND OVERLAY SYSTEMS IN SUPPORT OF THE DIVISION.
       C.  TO PROVIDE A DIVISION SIGNAL STAFF FOR TECHNICAL
   ASSISTANCE TO PLAN AND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS,
   AUTOMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY (COMSEC) FOR THE
   DIVISION.
       D.  TO PROVIDE DIRECT SUPPORT (DS) COMSEC MAINTENANCE FOR
   CLASSIFIED ASSETS AND TO PROVIDE THE DIVISION
   CENTRAL OFFICE OF RECORD FOR THE DIVISION.
       E.  AUGMENTED BY TOE 11568LA00 TO MEET THE FORCED ENTRY
   MISSION.
   2.  ASSIGNMENT.  ORGANIC TO LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION, TOE
   77000L000.  AIR ASSAULT DIVISION, TOE 67000L000 AND
   AIRBORNE DIVISION, TOE 57000L000, WHEN TOE 11065L200 IS
   ORGANIC TO AN AIRBORNE DIVISION, PERSONNEL MUST BE
   QUALIFIED PARACHUTIST.
   3.  CAPABILITIES.
       A.  AT LEVEL 1, THIS UNIT PROVIDES:
           (1)  A FOUR NODE PORTION OF THE MSE SWITCHED SYSTEM.
           (2)  A COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM PLANNING ELEMENT (CSPE),
   A COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM CONTROL ELEMENT (CSCE), AND
   AT EACH OF THE AREA SIGNAL NODES, A COMMUNICATIONS NODAL
   CONTROL ELEMENT (CNCE) FOR INTERNAL MANAGEMENT OF THE
   NODE.
           (3)  A SYSTEM CONTROL MANAGEMENT CENTER (SCMC) AND A
   SYSTEM CONTROL TECHNICAL CENTER (SCTC) TO PROVIDE
   THE AUTOMATED TECHNICAL AND MANAGERIAL CONTROL FOR MSE
   ASSEMBLAGES.
           (4)  ONE NET RADIO INTERFACE (NRI) AT EACH NODE TO BE
   DEPLOYED WITH ONE OF THE SMALL EXTENSION SWITCHES
   (SES).
           (5)  FOUR ASSAULT RETRANS TEAMS TO PROVIDE CNR
   RETRANS FOR THE DIVISION AND SIGNAL BATTALION FM NETS,
   PROVIDE RAPIDLY DEPLOYABLE IHFR AND SINGLE CHANNEL TACSAT
   SUPPORT TO THE DIVISION MAIN, DIVISION CP, REAR, DISCOM
   AND DIVISION BRIGADES.
           (6)  SWITCHING FACILITIES TO PROVIDE MOBILE/WIRE
   ACCESS, AND INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL INTERFACE WITH THE
   AREA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM.
       B.  THE COLUMNS UNDER LEVELS 2 AND 3 ADAPT THIS TABLE FOR
   REDUCED OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES IN DECREMENTS OF
   10%, FROM APPROXIMATELY 90% FOR LEVEL 2, TO APPROXIMATELY 80%
   FOR LEVEL 3, WHEN ORGANIZED AT LEVEL 3, THE
   FOLLOWING FACILITIES CANNOT BE OPERATED:  2 SMALL EXTENSION
   SWITCHES, 3 LOS RADIOS, 1 RADIO ACCESS UNIT, AND 1 FM
   RETRANSMISSION STATION.
       C.  THIS UNIT IS NOT ADAPTABLE TO 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 OF THIS ORGANIZATION CAN ASSIST IN THE
   COORDINATED DEFENSE OF THE UNIT'S AREA OR
   INSTALLATION.
       F.  THIS UNIT PERFORMS UNIT MAINTENANCE ON ALL ORGANIC
   EQUIPMENT, AND DIRECT SUPPORT (DS) MAINTENANCE ON
   SIGNAL AND CCI EQUIPMENT IN THE BATTALION AND DIRECT SUPPORT
   (DS) MAINTENANCE FOR CLASSIFIED COMSEC FOR THE
   DIVISION.
       G.  THIS UNIT IS DEPENDENT UPON APPROPRIATE ELEMENTS OF
   THE DIVISION OR CORPS FOR PERSONNEL AND
   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, FINANCE, UNIT LEVEL HEALTH SERVICES,
   RELIGIOUS, LEGAL SERVICES, VISUAL INFORMATION
   SUPPORT, FOOD AND FUEL SERVICE SUPPORT FOR FORWARD DEPLOYED
   LOS, LES, AND SES TEAM PERSONNEL.
   4.  BASIS OF ALLOCATION.  ONE PER LIGHT DIVISION, TOE
   77000L000, AIR ASSAULT DIVISION, TOE 67000L000 AND AIRBORNE
   DIVISION, TOE 57000L000.
   5.  CATEGORY.  THIS UNIT IS DESIGNATED A CATEGORY II UNIT.
   (FOR UNIT CATEGORIES, SEE AR 310-25.)
   6.  MOBILITY.  FOR MOBILITY OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL COMPONENTS
   OF THIS BATTALION, SEE SECTION I, ORGANIZATION OF
   THE RESPECTIVE TABLES OF ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT.
   7.  DOCTRINE.  THE FOLLOWING DOCTRINAL PUBLICATIONS ARE
   APPLICABLE TO THE OPERATION OF THIS UNIT:
       FM 11-30, MSE CORPS/DIVISION SIGNAL UNIT OPERATIONS.
       FM 11-50, COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE DIVISION.
       FC 11-50-1, COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE LIGHT
   DIVISION.
       FM 24-1, COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS.
   *TOE 11045L000, 1 APR 85; 11055L100/200, 31 OCT 88;
   11205L000, 1 APR 85; 11215L000, 1 OCT 85; WILL BE RESCINDED
   WHEN UNITS ARE NO LONGER ORGANIZED THEREUNDER.
                                                        -------------
                                                        ^SIGNAL BN  ^
                                                        ^ABN, ASSLT,^
                                                        ^LID, (MSE) ^
                                                        -------------
                                                              ^
                            -----------------------------------------------------------------------
                            ^                                 ^                                   ^
                      -------------                     -------------                       ------------
                      ^           ^                     ^   AREA    ^                       ^ SIGNAL   ^
                      ^   HHC     ^                     ^  SIGNAL   ^-----                  ^ SUPPORT  ^
                      ^           ^                     ^  COMPANY  ^    ^                  ^ COMPANY  ^
                      -------------                     -------------    ^                  ------------
                                 (11066L200)                  ^__________^                             (11068L200)
                                                                     (11067L200)
                            -----------------------------------------------------------------------
                            ^
                     ---------------
                     ^ FORCED ENTRY^
                     ^   SIGNAL    ^
                     ^ DETACHMENT  ^
                     ---------------
                                 ** (11568LA00)
   ** AUGMENTS THE AIRBORNE AND AIR ASSAULT DIVISION SIGNAL BATTALIONS FOR THEIR FORCED ENTRY MISSION REQUIREMENT.
	



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