Always prioritizing the users and their missions, Flyer vehicles increase ground tactical mobility
, allow rapid deployment into contested areas, and enable infantry squads to move quickly over extended distances and difficult terrain.
RIGA, Aug 5 (LETA) - Allied troops will be using US Black Hawk helicopters to practice tactical mobility
operations during the Reaper Raider military exercise NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia is holding from today until next Tuesday, the press office of the Latvian Defense Ministry informed LETA.
Throughout its annual celebrations, the BDF has had an opportunity through its fly past to display that it has kept pace with modern warfare technology and has acquired vehicles of tactical mobility
and C130 Hercules aircraft for strategic mobility.
There were significant shortages in Army tactical mobility
, both current and planned, and in strategic mobility across the entire Department of Defense, including airlift, ships, and rail cars.
"The entire program office has been focused on getting Soldiers improved tactical mobility
, with better off road, better cross country, higher reliability, more comfort inside the vehicle, and significantly higher protection."
These include its greater tactical mobility
, the ability to provide protection to the crew, the carriage of onboard ammunition, and the possibility for automation of all firing functions.
ONS 14-19635 requested "an air-droppable enhanced tactical mobility
set [of vehicles] because of new operational requirements." (5) Specifically, these requirements were for the GRF Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) (Airborne) to counter increased proliferation of the enemy's A2/ AD capabilities by conducting an airborne assault at an off-set drop zone (DZ) and maneuvering over distance to quickly seize a lodgment as directed in the JCEO.
The Army's tactical mobility
peaked in 2007 while transitioning to the modular force.
Only this would yield the operational and tactical mobility
to take advantage of the troop surge.
Retain or improve current levels of tactical mobility
, lethality and protection
"They're probably one of the most capable units in the Afghan Army because they have both operational and tactical mobility
, which makes a real difference," explains British Army Major Anthony Pearce, program manager for the Mobile Strike Force in Kabul.
A milestone was achieved in July 1930 when two and a half infantry battalions and a company of sappers were moved from Bannu to Razmak in 24 hours using lorries; a tactical mobility