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US Army Table of Organization and Equipment


	  1 OCTOBER 1995
                                                        CAVALRY SQUADRON
                                            DIVISION AVIATION BRIGADE, HEAVY DIVISION
                                           DESIGNATION:  ----- SQUADRON, ----- CAVALRY
                                              TOE 17285L100, CAVALRY SQUADRON (AH-1)
                                              TOE 17285L200, CAVALRY SQUADRON (OH-58D)
1.  MISSION.  TO PERFORM RECONNAISSANCE AND SECURITY MISSIONS
IN SUPPORT OF DIVISION OPERATIONS, PERFORM REAR OPERATIONS,
FACILITATE DIVISION COMMAND AND CONTROL, AND CONDUCT OTHER
OPERATIONS AS DESIGNATED BY THE DIVISION.
2.  ASSIGNMENT.  ORGANIC TO A DIVISION AVIATION BRIGADE, HEAVY
DIVISION, TOE 01300L1.
3.  CAPABILITIES.
    A.  AT LEVEL 1, THIS UNIT PROVIDES:
        (1) GROUND AND AIR RECONNAISSANCE, SURVEILLANCE
WITHIN, TO THE FRONT, FLANKS, AND REAR OF THE DIVISION.
        (2) A COMMAND LINK BETWEEN THE DIVISION AND
SUBORDINATE ELEMENTS.
        (3) LINES OF COMMUNICATIONS AND ASSISTANCE IN TROOP
MOVEMENT WITHIN AND THROUGH THE DIVISION'S AREA OF OPERATIONS.
        (4) SURVEILLANCE AND RECONNAISSANCE TO FACILITATE THE
REAR BATTLE.
    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 THE 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 ORGANIC
EQUIPMENT, EXCEPT COMSEC.
    G.  THIS UNIT IS DEPENDENT ON:
        (1) APPROPRIATE ELEMENTS OF THE DIVISION OR CORPS FOR
 LEGAL, FINANCE, AND PERSONNEL AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES.
        (2) US AIR FORCE TACTICAL AIR CONTROL PARTY (TACP)
FOR DIRECTING TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT.
        (3) THE DIVISION AVIATION INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE
COMPANY, TOE 01933L (HEAVY DIVISION) OR 01988L0 (HEAVY/LIGHT
DIVISION), FOR AVIATION UNIT MAINTENANCE (AVUM) SUPPORT AND
AVIATION INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE (AVIM) SUPPORT FOR ASSIGNED
AIRCRAFT.
4.  BASIS OF ALLOCATION.  ONE PER DIVISION AVIATION BRIGADE
5.  CATEGORY.  THIS UNIT IS DESIGNATED A CATEGORY I UNIT.
(FOR UNIT CATEGORIES, SEE AR 310-25.)
6.  MOBILITY.  FOR MOBILITY OF THE ORGANIZATION COMPONENTS OF
THIS UNIT, SEE SECTION I, GENERAL, OF THE RESPECTIVE TABLES
OF ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT LISTED AS PARAGRAPHS IN SECTION
II OF EACH CHAPTER.
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, AIRCRAFT BATTLEFIELD COUNTERMEASURES AND
          SURVIVABILITY
       FM 1-104, FORWARD ARMING AND REFUELING POINTS
       FM 1-111, AVIATION BRIGADE
       FM 1-114, REGIMENTAL AVIATION SQUADRON
       FM 1-116, AIR CAVALRY/RECONNAISSANCE TROOP
       FM 1-140, ATTACK HELICOPTER COMPANY
       FM 6-20, FIRE SUPPORT IN COMBINED ARMS OPERATIONS.
       FM 17-95, CAVALRY.
       FM 17-98, SCOUT PLATOON.
       FM 24-1, COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS.
       FM 30-5, COMBAT INTELLIGENCE.
       FM 63-2, COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT.
       FM 90-7, OBSTACLES.
       FM 90-10, MILITARY OPERATIONS ON URBANIZED TERRAIN.
       FM 90-13, RIVER CROSSING OPERATIONS.
       FM 90-14, REAR AREA PROTECTION OPERATIONS
       FM 100-5, OPERATIONS
       FM 100-103, ARMY AIRSPACE COMMAND AND CONTROL
       FM 101-5, STAFF ORGANIZATION AND OPERATIONS
       TRADOC TT 17-50-3, JOINT AIR ATTACK TEAM OPERATIONS
                                                          -------------
                                                          \  CAVALRY  \
                                                          \  SQUADRON \
                                                          \           \
                                                          -------------
                                                                \
                                     --------------------------------------------------------
                                     \                 \                 \                  \
                               -------------     -------------     -------------     --------------
                               \  HQ / HQ  \     \ 3 ARMORED \     \2 AIR RECON\     \  AVIATION  \
                               \    TRP    \     \  CAVALRY  \     \    TRP    \     \   SERVICE  \
                               \01         \     \02  TRP    \     \03         \     \04 TROOP    \
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