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	                              TOE 17185C1/200
                        CAVALRY SQUADRON (LID)
                          EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.  PURPOSE.
   THE ATTACHED TOE IS THE TRI-ANNUAL CYCLIC UPDATE OF TOE
17185L1/200.
    A.  NEW TOE:          N       PROJECTED E-DATE:
    B.  CYCLIC REVIEW:    Y       CURRENT E-DATE:    950404
    C.  AUTHORITY:
        (1)  ARSTRUC:     N         DATE:        STR CAP:
        (2)  CSA FDU:     N         DATE:        STR CAP:
        (3)  AR 71-31:    Y         CTU DATE:  9704
    D.  THIS PACKAGE PERTAINS TO:
       NEW TOE       MULTPR  TITLE                   STR CAP
       17185C1/200                CAV SQDN (LID)              163
                                                (LESS AVN TOES)
       17186C000             HHT, CAV SQDN             97
       17187C000             CAVALRY TROOP             66
       REPLACED TOE  MULTPR  TITLE                   STR CAP
       17185L1/200           CAV SQDN (LID)           155
                                                (LESS AVN TOES)
       17186100/200          HHT, CAV SQDN             89
       17187L000             CAVALRY TROOP             66
    E.  MAJOR CHANGES.
    DOCUMENTATION OF THE FULL MARC AND NEW OPFAC RULES, AND
    CONSOLIDATION OF THE HHT, CAV SQDN TOES INTO ONE TOE.  FOUR
    OF THE EIGHT PERSONNEL ADDITIONS ARE:  THREE FORWARD SIGNAL
SUPPORT NCOS AND ONE SENIOR MECHANIC IN THE HHT.
2.  MISSION/CAPABILITIES/SECTION I.
    A.  PERFORMS RECONNAISSANCE AND SURVEILLANCE, SCREENING,
    AND REAR BATTLE OPERATIONS; CONDUCTS INTELLIGENCE MISSIONS;
    FACILITATES COMMAND AND CONTROL IN SUPPORT OF DIVISION
    OPERATIONS.
    B.  SEE TOE SECTION I FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF
    CAPABILITIES AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS ORGANIZATION AND
    ITS SUBORDINATE UNITS.
3.  ASSIGNMENT.  ORGANIC TO A DIVISION AVIATION BRIGADE.
4.  PERSONNEL.
    A.  DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DESIGN AND DOCUMENTED OTOE
    REQUIREMENTS WHERE THE DESIGN OTOE EQUALS THE UNIT
    STRENGTH CAP.
    TOE           DESIGN     DOCUMENTED    DIFFERENCE
    17185C1/200    163         155             8
    17186C000       97          89             8
    17187C000       66          66             0
    B.  MARC  DEVIATIONS.  THE FOLLOWING CS/CSS PERSONNEL
    REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN DECREASED/INCREASED WITHIN THE TOE
    AND PARAGRAPHS SHOWN FOR THE REASONS STATED.  THESE POSITIONS
    ARE IDENTIFIED BY "REMARK 62," WHERE APPROPRIATE, IN EACH
    RESPECTIVE TOE.
    TOE                PARA   MOS    NUMBER   RATIONALE
    17185C1/200        NONE
    17186C000          NONE
    17187C000          NONE
    C.  DETAILED RATIONALE FOR DOCTRINAL PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS
    IS IN THE ACCOMPANYING TOE ANALYSIS--NARRATIVE DISCUSSION.
    D.  THE NET OFFICER/NCO FORCE IMPACT OF THESE TOES IS AN
    INCREASE OF 0 OFFICERS AND 4 NCOS IN THE HHT.  THREE OF THE NCOS
   ARE FORWARD SIGNAL SUPPORT NCOS, AND ONE IS A SENIOR MECHANIC.
    E.  THE RISK RESULTING FROM DECREMENTS IS NEGLIGIBLE.
5.  EQUIPMENT.
    A.  EQUIPMENT REFLECTED IN THIS TOE REPRESENTS THE MINIMAL
    ESSENTIAL WARTIME REQUIREMENTS.
    B.  THE FOLLOWING ITEMS OF MODERNIZATION EQUIPMENT WERE
    APPROVED BY HQDA FOR INCLUSION IN THE BASE TOE AND HAVE
    BEEN APPLIED:
    BOIP        LIN         NOMENCLATURE              AUTHORITY
    NONE
    D.  MAJOR ITEMS OF EQUIPMENT ARE AS FOLLOWS:
    TOE              BTOE               OTOE
    17185C1/200     39 HMMWV'S        40 HMMWV'S
    (LESS AVN        2 HMMWV AMBL's    2 HMMWV AMBL's
       TOES)         8 HMMWV's (TOW    8 HMMWV's (TOE
                       Carrier)          Carrier)
                     6 5 T TRKS        6 LMTV's
                     1 5 T WRKR        1 MTV WRKR
    17186C000       24 HMMWV'S        25 HMMWV'S
                     2 HMMWV AMBL's    2 HMMWV AMBL's
                     6 5 T TRKS        6 LMTV's
                     1 5 T WRKRS       1 MTV WRKR
    17187C000       15 HMMWV's        15 HMMWV's
                     8 HMMWV's (TOE    8 HMMWV's (TOE
                       Carrier)          (Carrier)
6.  COST.
    A.  COST ANALYSIS SUMMARIES FOR EACH OBJECTIVE TOE ARE
    PROVIDED BELOW.
    B.  FORCE STRUCTURE INFORMATION FOR EACH TOE IS BASED ON
    CURRENT M-FORCE AND E-DATE.
    C.  HQDA APPROVED COMMODITY CONSUMPTION RATES WERE USED IN
    THE DEVELOPMENT OF THESE TOES AND ARE REFLECTED IN THE
    COST ANALYSIS SUMMARIES.
    D.  THE DIFFERENCE IN COST ARE PRIMARILY DUE TO THE
    MODERNIZATION OF EQUIPMENT FROM THE BTOE TO THE OTOE.
7.  COST ANALYSIS SUMMARIES.
    A.  17185C1/200 (LESS AVIATION TOES).
               NEW TOE             OLD TOE          DELTA
NUMBER        17185C1/200         17185L1/200
PERSONNEL (OFF/WO/NCO/ENL)
   BTOE      22/02/72/84        22/02/66/83       0/0/6/1
   OTOE      22/02/62/77        22/02/58/73       0/0/4/4
   CAP         163                  155                8
   UNITS       2/1/0/0            2/1/0/0
   (COMPO 1/2/3/4)
   FORCE IMPACT BY COMPO AND TOTAL (OTOE STR X NUMBER OF
   UNITS)
   OFF/WO     48/24/0/0          48/24/0/0         0/0/0/0
   NCO       124/62/0/0         116/58/0/0         8/4/0/0
   COST
PERSONNEL   $   5,724,292       $   5,483,941      $  240,351
EQUIPMENT   $  12,401,559       $  10,618,013      $1,783,545
TOTAL       $  18,125,851       $  16,101,954      $2,023,896
    C.  17186C000 (HHT, ACS).
               NEW TOE             OLD TOE             DELTA
NUMBER        17186C000         17486L100/200
PERSONNEL (OFF/WO/NCO/ENL)
  BTOE        17/2/45/50          17/2/39/49        0/0/6/1
  OTOE        17/2/35/43          17/2/31/39        0/0/4/4
  CAP           97                  89                  8
  UNITS       2/1/0/0             2/1/0/0
  (COMPO 1/2/3/4)
  FORCE IMPACT BY COMPO AND TOTAL (OTOE STR X NUMBER OF UNITS)
  OFF/WO      38/19/0/0          38/19/0/0         0/0/0/0
  NCO         70/35/0/0          62/31/0/0        12/4/0/0
  COST
PERSONNEL   $   3,649,744       $   3,409,393      $  240,351
EQUIPMENT   $   4,944,015       $   3,947,596      $  996,419
TOTAL       $   8,593,759       $   7,356,989      $1,236,770
    D.  17187C000 (CAV TROOP).
               NEW TOE             OLD TOE          DELTA
NUMBER        17187C000           17187L000
PERSONNEL (OFF/WO/NCO/ENL)
   BTOE       5/0/27/34          5/0/27/34         0/0/0/0
   OTOE       5/0/27/34          5/0/27/34         0/0/0/0
   CAP          66                  66               0
   UNITS       2/1/0/0            2/1/0/0
   (COMPO 1/2/3/4)
   FORCE IMPACT BY COMPO AND TOTAL (OTOE STR X NUMBER OF UNITS)
   OFF/WO    10/5/0/0           10/5/0/0          0/0/0/0
   NCO       54/27/0/0         54/27/0/0          0/0/0/0
   COST
PERSONNEL   $   2,074,548       $   2,074,548      $       0
EQUIPMENT   $   7,457,544       $   6,670,417      $ 787,127
TOTAL       $   9,532,092       $   8,744,965      $ 787,127
	

	   1 OCTOBER 1997
                                                          CAVALRY SQUADRON,
                                                       LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION
                                         DESIGNATION:  ______ SQUADRON, ______ CAVALRY
                                      TOE 17185L100 - WHEN EQUIPPED WITH AH-1 HELICOPTERS
                                      TOE 17185L200 - WHEN EQUIPPED WITH OH-58D HELICOPTERS
   1.  MISSION.  PERFORMS RECONNAISSANCE AND SURVEILLANCE,
   SCREENING, AND REAR BATTLE OPERATIONS; CONDUCTS
   INTELLIGENCE MISSIONS; AND FACILITATES COMMAND AND
   CONTROL IN SUPPORT OF DIVISION OPERATIONS.
   2.  ASSIGNMENT.  ORGANIC TO A DIVISION AVIATION BRIGADE,
   TOE 01100A.
   3.  CAPABILITIES.
       A.  AT LEVEL 1, THIS UNIT PROVIDES:
           (1)  DETAILED GROUND AND AIR RECONNAISSANCE AND
   SURVEILLANCE WITHIN THE DIVISION'S AREA OF OPERATIONS.
           (2)  A POSITIVE COMMAND LINK BETWEEN THE DIVISION/
   BRIGADE COMMANDERS AND SUBORDINATE ELEMENTS.
           (3)  LINES OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ASSISTANCE IN
   TROOP MOVEMENT WITHIN AND THROUGHOUT THE DIVISION'S AREA OF
   OPERATIONS.
           (4)  SURVEILLANCE AND RECONNAISSANCE TO FACILITATE
   THE REAR BATTLE.
           (5)  SCREENING OPERATIONS.
       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.
       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 CATEGORIES ESTABLISHED BY AR 220-1,
   UNIT STATUS REPORTING.
       E.  INDIVIDUALS OF THIS ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT MEDICAL
   PERSONNEL AND THE CHAPLAIN, CAN ENGAGE IN THE COORDINATED
   DEFENSE OF THE UNIT'S AREA OR INSTALLATION.
       F.  THIS UNIT PERFORMS UNIT MAINTENANCE ON ALL ORGANIC
   EQUIPMENT, LESS COMSEC EQUIPMENT.
       G.  THIS UNIT IS DEPENDENT ON:
           (1) APPROPRIATE ELEMENTS OF THE DIVISION OR CORPS
   FOR LEGAL, FINANCE, PERSONNEL AND ADMINISTRATIVE
   SERVICES, SUPPLEMENTAL TRANSPORATATION, FIRE SUPPORT, AND
   COMBAT HEALTH SUPPORT.
           (2)  U.S. AIR FORCE TACTICAL AIR CONTROL PARTY
   (TACP) FOR TACTICAL AIR CONTROL AND WEATHER INFORMATION.
   4.  BASIS OF ALLOCATION.  ONE PER DIVISION AVIATION
   BRIGADE, TOE 01100A.
   5.  CATEGORY.  THIS UNIT IS DESIGNATED A CATEGORY I UNIT.
   (FOR UNIT CATEGORIES, SEE AR 310-25.)
   6.  MOBILITY.  FOR MOBILITY OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL
   COMPONENTS OF THIS UNIT, SEE SECTION I, GENERAL, OF THE
   RESPECTIVE TABLES OF ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT LISTED
   AS PARAGRAPHS IN SECTION II OF THE TABLE.
   7.  DOCTRINE.  THE FOLLOWING DOCTRINAL PUBLICATIONS ARE
   APPLICABLE TO THE OPERATION OF THIS UNIT:
       FM 1-100,   DOCTRINAL PRINCIPLES FOR ARMY AVIATION IN
                     COMBAT OPERATIONS
       FM 1-101,   AVIATION BATTLEFIELD SURVIVABILITY
       FM 1-111,   AVIATION BRIGADES
       FM 1-112,   TACTICS, TECHNIQUES, AND PROCEDURES FOR THE
                     ATTACK HELICOPTER BATTALION
       FM 1-116,   TACTICS, TECHNIQUES, AND PROCEDURES FOR THE
                     AIR CAVALRY TROOP
       FM 1-120,   ARMY AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES CONTINGENCY AND
                     COMBAT ZONE OPERATIONS
       FM 1-240,   INSTRUMENT FLYING AND NAVIGATION FOR ARMY
                     AVIATORS
       FM 3-100,   CHEMICAL OPERATIONS PRINCIPLES AND
                     FUNDAMENTALS
       FM 6-20,    FIRE SUPPORT IN THE AIRLAND BATTLE
       FM 7-98,    OPERATIONS IN LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICT
       FM 11-50,   COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE DIVISION
       FM 16-1,    RELIGIOUS SUPPORT DOCTRINE
       FM 17-95,   CAVALRY OPERATIONS
       FM 17-98,   SCOUT PLATOON
       FM 24-1,    SIGNAL SUPPORT IN THE AIRLAND BATTLE
       FM 34-10,   DIVISION INTELLIGENCE AND ELECTRONIC
                     WARFARE OPERATIONS
       FM 55-40,   ARMY COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT AIR TRANSPORT
                     OPERATIONS
       FM 90-3,    DESERT OPERATIONS
       FM 90-6,    MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS
       FM 90-10,   MILITARY OPERATIONS ON URBANIZED TERRAIN
       FM 90-13,   RIVER CROSSING OPERATIONS
       FM 90-14,   REAR BATTLE
       FM 100-5,   OPERATIONS
       FM 100-20,  MILITARY OPERATIONS IN LOW-INTENSITY
                     OPERATIONS
       FM 100-26,  THE AIR GROUND OPERATIONS SYSTEM
       FM 100-103, ARMY AIRSPACE COMMAND AND CONTROL IN A
                     COMBAT ZONE
       FM 101-5,   STAFF ORGANIZATIONS AND OPERATIONS
       FM 101-5-1, OPERATIONAL TERMS AND SYMBOLS
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                                      \   TROOP   \    \   TROOP   \    \   TROOP   \    \           \
                                      \01         \    \02         \    \03  (X2)   \    \04         \
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