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armored cavalry

[′är·mərd ′kav·əl·rē]
(ordnance)
A unit organized and equipped to perform missions requiring great mobility, firepower, and shock action.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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One of these successes was the integration of B Company and its troopers into the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen--the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. Professional relationships developed during the COMMEX were refined through the NTC rotation.
"Back-handed blows to the midsection from a distance of about 18 inches," suggested the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. The 4th Infantry Division was even harsher, calling for "low-voltage electrocution." But an officer in the 1st Armored Division objected, reminding the others that they were American soldiers.
The addition of these villages to the battlespace and the adaptive nature of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment continue to ensure that units are prepared and ready for a wide variety of operational deployments.
Based on information from participants, the Institute for Defense Analyses re-created the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Offensive conducted in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm.
We were part of the medical force that supported XVIII Corps, with four divisions, an armored cavalry regiment, and many supporting brigades and battalions.
and Baghdad; and 19D Cavalry Scout, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (Light), Fort Polk, La.
This training prepared the support brigade to assume sustainment brigade level materiel management functions for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR) at Fort Irwin, California.
Told primarily from the turret of Macgregor's M1A1 ABRAMs tank, Warrior's Rage vividly describes the experiences of Cougar Squadron, the 2rid Squadron of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (2/2 ACR), during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, which culminated in a classic armor battle.
Cory Dimas from 3rd Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, takes aim at a target during the squadron's sniper training at Trapnell Sniper Range, Fort Hood, Texas.--Master Sgt.
* Fort Hood, Texas: headquarters and four BCTs of the 1st Cavalry Division and the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment.
"Once a target's been identified, the computer builds a ballistic solution, taking into account distance, elevation, and the type of weapon, and puts the rounds on the target," said Kendall Hargis, CROWS operator, Troop K, 3rd Battalion, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment.