TITLE

Ground Assault Convoy Techniques

AUTHOR(S)
Hofmeister, Michael D.; Gayagas, Christine M.
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Army Logistician;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the components of the ground assault convoy (GAC), an integral part of air assault mission executed by the U.S. Airborne Division. Phases of air assault operations; Composition of GAC; Elements of GAC force protection; Threats of the presence of enemy minefields and obstacles to the GAC; Command and control of the GAC.
ACCESSION #
7295234

 

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