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  1. Armor UNCLASSIFIED

  2. TASK: TO FAMILIARIZE THE SOLDIER WITH ARMOR UNITS • CONDITION: GIVEN A BLOCK OF INFORMATION ON ARMOR UNITS • STANDARD: TO PAY ATTENTION AND STAY AWAKE • TYPE OF BRIEF: INFORMATION

  3. Mission Statement • The mission of Armor is to close with and destroy the enemy using fire, maneuver, and shock effect. • FM 17-15 CAVALRY OPERATIONS

  4. Armor • Branch Color: Yellow • Home Station: Ft Knox, KY • Type Branch: Combat Arms

  5. Armor Officer's Training • Armor Officer Basic Course • Scout Leader’s Course • Armor Captains Career Course • Cavalry Leaders Course

  6. Armor Enlisted Training • Armor Course • Scout Course • Cavalry Course

  7. Types of Units • TANK COMPANY • ARMORED CAVALRY TROOP • LIGHT CAVALRY TROOP • BRIGADE RECON TROOP • FUTURE 2CR CAVALRY TROOP

  8. TANK COMPANY • A breakdown of a typical Tank Company is as follows:

  9. ARMORED CAVALRY TROOP • A breakdown of a typical Armored Cavalry Troop is as follows:

  10. LIGHT CAVALRY TROOP • A breakdown of a typical Light Cavalry Troop is as follows:

  11. BRIGADE RECON TROOP • A breakdown of a typical Brigade Recon Troop is as follows:

  12. FUTURE 2CR CAVALRY TROOP • A breakdown of a typical Future 2CR Cavalry Troop is as follows:

  13. SPECIALTY PLATOONS MORTAR PLATOON SUPPORT PLATOON BATTALION SCOUT PLATOON

  14. MORTAR PLATOON • Mortar Platoon Leader • 23 enlisted soldiers • 4 M1064 120mm Mortar Carriers • 1 M577 Command Vehicle • Platoon works directly for the Battalion Commander to provide battalion-level indirect fires.

  15. SUPPORT PLATOON • Support Platoon Leader • 79 enlisted soldiers • 38 vehicles • Platoon works directly for the Battalion Executive Officer to provide the battalion with all logistical support, to include fuel, ammunition, and field rations.

  16. BATTALION SCOUT PLATOON • Battalion Scout Platoon Leader • 29 enlisted soldiers • 10 M1025 HMMWVs • Platoon will work directly for the Battalion Commander to provide battalion level reconnaissance and screening missions. • Scout Platoon Leader is the Battalion Commander’s “eyes and ears” on the battlefield.

  17. Questions?