Almost the entire brigade was deployed for operations in a theater covering the whole of France, from the Pyrenees to the Champagne region, with the 11th Airborne brigade providing the physical and radio opposing force (OPFOR) some two divisions strong, advancing in two thrusts northwards from the Garonne River in the southwest of France, preceded by airmobile operations
We invented an imaginary army that could do anything--attack, defend, envelop, withdraw, cross rivers, and perform airmobile operations
and urban fighting.
There seems to be a good case for examining how force transformation and a shift to longer-range strike and airmobile operations
should affect the future of the Marine Corps.
The army's helicopter force is small, and only a minor portion of ground forces is proficient in airmobile operations
. It is beginning to build a special operations capability.
Leaders utilized the maneuverability of airmobile operations
to quickly shift Soldiers and equipment in the rugged topography of Southeast Asia.
were the major tactical innovations associated with the Vietnam War.
In the following decade the need to suppress enemy ground fire during US Army airmobile operations
in South Vietnam led to the arming of some examples of the Bell Model 205 UH-1 Iroquois, better known as the `Huey'.