New PDF release: Armored Cav: A Guided Tour of an Armored Cavalry Regiment

By Tom Clancy

ISBN-10: 1101002263

ISBN-13: 9781101002261

A great, clean 2011 retail ePub of 1 of Tom Clancy's nonfiction books.

A penetrating glance within an armored cavalry regiment—the know-how, the innovations, and the people...profiled via Tom Clancy.

His first non-fiction ebook, Submarine, captured the truth of existence aboard a nuclear warship. Now, the number 1 bestselling writer of Clear and current Danger and Without Remorse portrays today's army as in basic terms military team of workers can recognize it.

With a similar compelling, you-are-there immediacy of his acclaimed fiction, Tom Clancy offers special descriptions of tanks, helicopters, artillery, and more—the exceptional know-how at the back of the U. S. military. He captures army life—from the drama of strive against to the day-by-day routine—with overall accuracy, and divulges the jobs and missions that experience lately exclusive our battling forces.

Armored Cav includes:

  • Descriptions of the M1A2 major conflict Tank, the AH-64A Apache assault Helicopter, and more
  • An interview with normal Frederick Franks
  • Strategies in the back of the wasteland hurricane account
  • Exclusive picture, illustrations and diagrams
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    Change of personnel and of radio and code instructions must never be effected at the same time. n. Maintaining Communications While Changing Sectors Staff and unit communication officers, as well as permanently assigned signal personnel, must keep informed about the signal situation in the neighboring sectors in order to make it possible at any time to change sector limits without disrupting communications. Each unit concerned should place at the disposal of its neighbors a record of its own signal EXCERPTS FROM "THE STrABILIZED FRONT" 37 system.

    He will also be responsible for delivering the equipment to the various organizations. The corps general staff is responsible for the communication net in organized positions throughout the corps area. Special instructions concerning signal communications will be required when there is a change of sectors, when a new unit is brought into the position, and when communications between divisions are needed across sector boundaries. The following are placed under the army communication officer: (1) The army corps communication battalion (the army corps communication officer is the commanding officer of this battalion), and the fortification's com- EXCERPTS FROM "THE STABILIZED FRONT" 31 munication staff, as well as attached platoons and details.

    The bulk of the defending artillery is highly mobile in order that it may be employed for mass effect at the point where the enemy attempts a decisive attack. Artillery positions are prepared in the outpost area throughout the fortified zone, and in rear of this zone for the maximum number of artillery batteries required. These positions are laid out as much as possible near defiladed routes of approach. The positions also include protection for men and ammunition, and have an underground communication system to previously established observation posts which are usually located in armored turrets.

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