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   ATP 3-91   DIVISION OPERATIONS October 2014 DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION . Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Headquarters, Department of the Army    This publication is available at Army Knowledge Online (https://armypubs.us.army.mil/doctrine/index.html). To receive publishing updates, please subscribe at http://www.apd.army.mil/AdminPubs/new_subscribe.asp  *  ATP 3-91 Army Techniques Publication  No. 3-91 Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC, 17 October 2014 Division Operations Contents Page PREFACE.............................................................................................................. ix   INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................... xi   Chapter 1 THE DIVISION .................................................................................................... 1-1   General ............................................................................................................... 1-1   The Four Roles of the Division ........................................................................... 1-1   Organization of a Division................................................................................... 1-2   Brigade Combat Teams ...................................................................................... 1-4   Multifunctional Brigades ..................................................................................... 1-9   Other Supporting Functional Brigades ............................................................. 1-16   Other Support ................................................................................................... 1-17   Force Tailoring the Division and Task Organizing Attached Brigades ............. 1-21   Operational Frameworks and the Division ....................................................... 1-27   Chapter 2 THE DIVISION MISSION COMMAND SYSTEM ............................................... 2-1   General ............................................................................................................... 2-1   Division Mission Command System ................................................................... 2-2   Employment of the Division’s Command Posts................................................ 2-16   Command   Programs ......................................................................................... 2-17   Chapter 3 SCENARIO AND DIVISION CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS ............................. 3-1   Section I – Scenario ......................................................................................... 3-1   Road to War ....................................................................................................... 3-1   Enemy Situation ................................................................................................. 3-1   Friendly Situation ................................................................................................ 3-4   Political Considerations Impacting the Division .................................................. 3-5   Coalition Task Organization, Mission, Commander’s Intent, and Concept of Operations .......................................................................................................... 3-6   Coalition Force Land Component Task Organization, Mission, and Commander’s Intent ........................................................................................... 3-7   Environmental Considerations............................................................................ 3-8   Section II – Division Concept of Operations................................................ 3-11   Distribution Restriction:  Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. *This publication supersedes FM 71-100, dated 28 August 1996i  Contents Mission .............................................................................................................. 3-11   Commander’s Intent .......................................................................................... 3-11   Concept of Operations ...................................................................................... 3-12   Chapter 4 DIVISION DEPLOYMENT .................................................................................. 4-1   Section I – Basics of Division Deployment .................................................... 4-1   Deployment Planning .......................................................................................... 4-1   Sustainment Preparation of the Operational Environment ................................. 4-1   Predeployment Activities ..................................................................................... 4-4   Movement ........................................................................................................... 4-5   Protection During Transit .................................................................................... 4-5   Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration ................................... 4-7   Section II – Forcible Entry ................................................................................ 4-9   Section III – Rear Detachment Operations ..................................................... 4-9   Section IV – Scenario Continued ................................................................... 4-12   Mission .............................................................................................................. 4-15   Commander’s Intent .......................................................................................... 4-15   Commander’s Planning Guidance .................................................................... 4-15   52nd Division concept of Operations for Deployment ....................................... 4-16   Division Mission Command System During Deployment .................................. 4-18   Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion .......................................... 4-22   1/52 Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2/52 Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4/52 Armored Brigade Combat Team, and 1/1AD Armored Brigade Combat Team ................................................................................................................. 4-23   11th Combat Aviation Brigade .......................................................................... 4-23   34th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade ............................................................. 4-23   56th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade ................................................................ 4-23   575th Field Artillery Brigade .............................................................................. 4-25   548th Civil Affairs Battalion ............................................................................... 4-25   27th Sustainment and 48th Medical Brigade (Support) .................................... 4-26   Chapter 5 THE DIVISION IN THE DEFENSE ..................................................................... 5-1   Section I - Division Defensive Fundamentals ................................................ 5-1   Purposes of the Defense .................................................................................... 5-1   Characteristics of the Defense ............................................................................ 5-1   Defensive Tasks .................................................................................................. 5-1   Common Defense Control Measures.................................................................. 5-2   Forms of the Defense.......................................................................................... 5-2   Section II – Division Defensive Organization of Forces Considerations .... 5-2    Area Defense ...................................................................................................... 5-3   Mobile Defense ................................................................................................... 5-3   Retrograde .......................................................................................................... 5-3   Section III – Division Defensive Planning Considerations ........................... 5-4   Mission Command .............................................................................................. 5-5   Movement and Manevuer ................................................................................... 5-7   Intelligence ........................................................................................................ 5-11   Fires .................................................................................................................. 5-11   Sustainment ...................................................................................................... 5-13   ii ATP 3-91 17 October 2014
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