The servicemen of the airmobile forces
have the grades in terms of their experience.
In particular, programs ought to call for modernization of attack helicopter and airmobile forces
and for improvements in the ability of Marine units to conduct counterterrorism and asymmetric warfare missions--missions that seem likely to be key aspects of future combat in the Middle East.
In the years ahead, the emphasis on rapid deployment, heightened mobility and use of airmobile forces
will only increase the need for oil.
PHOTO : One attraction of the 120 mm mortar (here the famous Thomson Brandt rifled version) is its ability to provide heavy fire support to airmobile forces
This year military servicemen of the Airmobile Forces
of Kazakhstan made more than 7,000 sky-diving jumps, which is a record since their establishment in June 2000.
The Apache was a stand-off battlefield helicopter, although it was armed to provide escort for airmobile forces
in the form of 70mm rockets and a 30mm cannon.