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	                              TITLE
                       DTOE 17315L000
                TANK BATTALION, HEAVY DIVISION
                      EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.   PURPOSE.
     The ATTACHED TOE IS THE TRI-ANNUAL CYCLE UPDATE OF TOE
17375L000.
     a.  NEW TOE:        N          PROJECTED E-DATE:
     b.  CYCLIC REVIEW:  Y          CURRENT E-DATE: 9504
     c.  AUTHORITY:
        (1)  ARSTRUC:    N            DATE:           STR CAP:
        (2)  CSA FDU:    N            DATE:           STR CAP:
        (3)  AR 71-31:   Y            CTU DATE:  9804
     d. THIS PACKAGE PERTAINS TO:
        NEW TOE       MULTPR    TITLE                  STR CAP
        17375C000     1        TANK BN                 604
        17376C000     1        HHC, TANK BN            352
        17375C000     4        TANK CO, TANK BN         63
        REPLACED TOE  MULTPR    TITLE           STR CAP
        17375L000     1        TANK BN                 604
        17376L000     1        HHC, TANK BN            352
        17377L000     4        TANK CO, TANK BN         63
     e. MAJOR  CHANGES.
        AS PART OF THE CYCLIC REVIEW PROCESS, THESE TOE HAVE BEEN
UPDATED TO REFLECT CURRENT STANDARDS OF GRADE (SG), MANPOWER
REQUIREMENTS CRITERIA (MARC), BASIC OF ISSUE PLANS (BOIP), AND
DOCTRINE.
2.   MISSION/CAPABILITIES/SECTION I.
     a.  TO CLOSE WITH AND DESTROY ENEMY FORCES USING
     FIRE, MANEUVER, AND SHOCK EFFECT.
     b.  TO PROVIDE THE BATTALION UNITS WITH COMMAND, CONTROL,
     PLANNING, SUPERVISION, ADMINISTRATIVE AND LOGISTICAL SUPPORT
     REQUIRED TO CONDUCT OPERATIONS.
     c.  SEE TOE  SECTION I FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF CAPABILITIES AND
     LIMITATIONS OF THIS ORGANIZATION AND ITS SUBORDINATE UNITS.
3.   ASSIGNMENT.   ORGANIC TO A HEAVY DIVISION, TOE 87000L OR HEAVY
     SEPARATE BRIGADE 87100L.
4.   PERSONNEL.
     a.  DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DESIGN AND DOCUMENTED OTOE
     REQUIREMENTS WHERE THE DESIGN OTOE EQUALS THE UNIT STRENGTH
     CAP.
     TOE            DESIGN     DOCUMENTED    DIFFERENCE
     17375C000       600          604            4
     17376C000       348          352            4
     17377C000        63           63            0
     b.  MARC  DEVIATIONS.  NONE.
     TOE             PARA  MOS  NUMBER     RATIONALE
    c.  DETAILED RATIONALE FOR DOCTRINAL PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS
    ARE IN THE ACCOMPANYING TOE ANALYSIS AND NARRATIVE DISCUSSION.
    d.  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
    c.  MAJOR ITEMS OF EQUIPMENT ARE AS FOLLOWS:
     TOE                   BTOE                    OTOE
     17376C000
                                        6  CARRIER, 120MM MORTAR
                      8 CARRIER CP      5  CARRIER CP
                      6 MORTAR 4.2      6  MORTAR 120MM
                      2 TANK, 105MM     2  TANK, M1A2
                                        5  TRK, CARGO 8X8
                                        3  TRK, MTV W/E
                                       10  TRK, 8X8 HVY EXP
                                       20  TRK, CARGO, LMTV W/E
                                        5  TRK, LMTV, W/E W/W
                     23 HMMWV          22  HMMWV
                                        1  TRK, WRECKER
                                       16  TRK, TANK FUEL
                                        1  TRK, WRECKER,  MTV
                     10 HMMWV, ARM
                     21 TRK 21/2
                      5 TRK 21/2 W/W
                     25 TRK, 5 TON LWB
                      2 TRK, WRK 5T
                                        3  CARRIER, COMD AND CTRL
                                        5  COMMAND LAUNCH (JAVELIN)
                                        7  RECOVERY, M88A1E1
                                        2  TRK UTIL, EXP. CAP.
                                       10  HMMWV, UP ARM
                                        1  TRK, TANK POL
     17377C000
                 1 CARRIER, ARMORED     1  CARRIER, ARMORED
                 1 TANK, 105MM         14   TANK, M1A2
                 1 HMMWV                1  TRK, LMTV W/E
                 1 TRK, 21/2            2  HMMWV
.   COST.
     a.  COST ANALYSIS SUMMARIES FOR EACH OBJECTIVE  TOE ARE
     PROVIDED BELOW..
     b.  FORCE STRUCTURE INFORMATION FOR EACH TOE IS BASED ON
              NEW TOE           OLD TOE                 DELTA
     TOE
     NUMBER   17376C000       17376L000                   0
              17377C000       17377L000                   0
   PERSONNEL (OFF/WO/NCO/ENL)
   BTOE   41/01/234/324       41/01/233/325         0/0/-01/01
   OTOE   41/01/243/319       41/01/242/320         0/0/-01/01
   CAP          604              604                      0
   UNITS
   (COMPO 1/2/3/4)  20051031    29/39/0/0
   FORCE IMPACT BY COMPO AND TOTAL
   (OTOE STR X NUMBER OF UNITS)
   OFF/WO      1218/1638/0/          1218/1638/0/0        0/0/0/0
   NCO         7047/9477/0/          7018/9438/0/0      -29/-39/0/0
   COST
   PERSONNEL   $  10,979,159       $  10,979,210      $   -51
   EQUIPMENT   $  57,770,874       $  57,431,876      $  338,997
   TOTAL       $  68,750,033       $  68,411,086      $   338,947
	

	  17 APRIL 1997
                                                          TANK BATTALION
                                                          HEAVY DIVISION
                                              DESIGNATION:  ----- BATTALION, ----- ARMOR
   1.  MISSION.  TO CLOSE WITH AND DESTROY ENEMY FORCES USING
   FIRE, MANEUVER, AND SHOCK EFFECT.
   2.  ASSIGNMENT.  TO HEAVY DIVISION, TOE 87000L, AND THE
   HEAVY SEPARATE BRIGADE, TOE 87100L.
   3.  CAPABILITIES.
       A.  AT LEVEL 1, THIS UNIT:
           (1)  CONDUCTS OPERATIONS REQUIRING A HIGH DEGREE OF
   FIREPOWER, MOBILITY, ARMOR PROTECTION, AND SHOCK EFFECT.
           (2)  ATTACKS OR DEFENDS UNDER HOSTILE FIRE AND
   DURING LIMITED VISIBILITY CONDITIONS.
           (3)  DESTROYS ENEMY MOUNTED AND DISMOUNTED FORCES.
           (4)  COMMANDS, CONTROLS, AND MANEUVERS TANK AND
   MECHANIZED INFANTRY THROUGH CROSS-ATTACHMENT WITH
   MECHANIZED INFANTRY BATTALIONS TO ENGAGE THE ENEMY IN THE
   CONDUCT OF MOBILE WARFARE.
           (5)  PROVIDES THE MOBILITY, ARMOR PROTECTION,
   FIREPOWER, AND FLEXIBLE COMMUNICATIONS TO SUCCESSFULLY
   EXPLOIT THE INTEGRATED USE OF INDIRECT FIRES.
       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 TYPE B ORGANIZATION.
       D.  THE COLUMNS DESIGNATED BY LEVEL 1 THROUGH 3 ARE
   DESIGNED TO RELATE TO THE CATEGORIES ESTABLISHED IN 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 IS CAPABLE OF PERFORMING UNIT MAINTENANCE
   ON ORGANIC EQUIPMENT.
       G.  THIS UNIT IS DEPENDENT UPON:
           (1)  APPROPRIATE ELEMENTS OF THE DIVISION OR CORPS
   FOR LEGAL, FINANCE, AND PERSONNEL AND ADMINISTRATION
   SUPPORT.
           (2)  A US AIR FORCE TACTICAL AIR CONTROL PARTY FOR
   DIRECTING TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT.
           (3)  SUPPORTING ARTILLERY BATTALION FOR A FIRE
   SUPPORT SECTION AND COMPANY FIRE SUPPORT TEAMS (FIST) FOR
   OBSERVATION AND COORDINATION OF FIRE SUPPORT.
   4.  BASIS OF ALLOCATION.  TO THE FOLLOWING IN CONFORMITY
   WITH MISSION REQUIREMENTS AS DETERMINED BY THE THEATER
   COMMANDER AND THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY:
       A.  HEAVY DIVISION, TOE 87000L0.
       B.  SEPARATE BRIGADE, TOE 87100L0.
   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 THIS TABLE.
   7.  DOCTRINE.  THE FOLLOWING DOCTRINAL PUBLICATIONS ARE
   APPLICABLE TO THE OPERATION OF THIS UNIT:
       FM 71-1,   TANK AND MECHANIZED INFANTRY COMPANY TEAM.
       FM 71-2,   TANK AND MECHANIZED BATTALION TASK FORCE.
       FM 71-100, ARMORED DIVISION.
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                                                            \    BN     \
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                                                \  HQ & HQ  \          \   4 TK    \
                                                \     CO    \          \     CO    \
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