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  • in reply to: TLAM considered for antiship capability #17564
    Michael Moore
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    IIRC the TASM only had a nuke warhead…

    in reply to: Falkands war for No End In Sight #17518
    Michael Moore
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    Does anyone sell pendraken in the states?

    in reply to: More on Cold War Canucks #12933
    Michael Moore
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    Very nice Nick

    The Canadians and Brits are my two fav armies for cold war….Mikey

    in reply to: Lost and found #12795
    Michael Moore
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    Mr Average

    That is horrible my sympathy for your loss…Mikey

    in reply to: Lost and found #12773
    Michael Moore
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    Russell

    I have Soviet Air Land Battle tactics by Baxter, I want to find both RED THRUST and RED ARMY but Have to wait till after the holidays. I also had all of Bruce Rea-taylor including all of TO&E books and will cetainly try to get those as well. I also regret losing all my GHQ Desert storm USMC a 1-1 division my Desert storm french , My DAK Brits and germans and finaly My 15mm Essex Colonials and English civil war figures all lost when my Brother moved to another state and then sold while I was away on business. awwwwwwww Family what a concept….even if I never get to play with my toys its a big boost just to take them out or read them again when your feeling down….Mikey

    in reply to: Want to help test some rules? #7203
    Michael Moore
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    So what does everyone think of these rules? I never got a copy but they sound interesting….Mikey

    in reply to: Nato Rapid Response force #7011
    Michael Moore
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    Yes by its very name it’s normaly a Light force , But in this case with the close proximity of the oposing force “Russia” You could see a very heavy and well balanced force .

    Even the Leo 2 MBT is a serious opponent for the latest Rusian MBT…I think The real challange will be if Nato can obtain Airsupieroity or Parity…with out it there is little that can be done ..That Russia recognises its inferiority is highlighted by it threats to maintain the right of first use of nuclear weapons to protect Russian territory….Mikey

    in reply to: South America #6252
    Michael Moore
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    Boonie hats and SLR for SA ,Africa,Vietnam etc sounds tasty

    in reply to: Rapid Deployment rules? #6117
    Michael Moore
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    To ease your confusion untill recently the US Army maintained two distinct true cavalry organizations. The ACR or Armored Cavalry regiment and the Armored Cavalry Squadron.

    The Armored Cavalry regiment was a Brigade sized organization Usualy found supporting a Corps or larger sized Formation while the Armored Cavalry Squadron was a Battalion sized element found supporting a Division sized formation. Yes in ACRs you would have heard the Regiments 3 Combat manuver elements refered to as “Saber Squadrons”.

    A ACR contained 3 Bn sized elements consisting of 3 Cavalry troops and 1 Tank troop supported by a artillery battery , The Divisional Cavalry Sqadrons had no organic artillery .

    There were slight diferences in troop and Platoon organizations but these were not significant.

    A Troop Hqs and 3 Platoons

    Platoons usualy consisted of a Platoon Hqs a apc transporting the Platoon leader , RTOs Medic and platoon Sargent . 1-2 APC carrying ground survailance radars.

    1-4 APCs carrying scouts , 1 APC carrying an Infantry sqad, 1 SP Mortar Track a Light section (2 tanks) or Heavy section (3 tanks) Vietnam Org The Lt Section commanded by the Tank Platoon Sargent , The heavy section commanded by the Tank Platoon Leader. The APC was of course the M113 while the Tank would have been the M48 later replaced by the M551.

    Post Vietnam The platoon was slightly different with a Command track (M113 untill replaced by the M2 Bradley)

    4 scout tracks M113 (NOT ACAVs) armed with M2 and M47 Dragon ATGM on M175 dragon missile vehicle mounts (M113 untill replaced by M2 Which itself would be replaced by the M3 Cav variant of the Bradley MICV).

    2 M150 (Untill replaced by M901) ToW ATGM tracks, Not present in Bradley equiped platoons.

    1 M1063 SP heavy Mortar

    3 MBTs M60A3 in Divisional Squadrons or M60A3 or M551 In regimental troops (Untill replaced by M1 Abrams).

    In BN Scout Platoons were restructured in the 90s for both armored and Infantry Battalions , with the armoured Bns having Bradleys and  and the Infantry platoons having Humvees and Bradleys.

    There were of course Air Cavalry troops In Divisional Cavalry and Air Cavalry squadrons at regimental Cavalry Units (AH1 untill replaced by AH64).

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    in reply to: Minesweeping in Modern Rules #5989
    Michael Moore
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    page 23 enduring freedom Force on Force osprey edition, Page 3o covers Eod teams and render safe TT&Ps…..mikey

     

     

     

     

     

     

    in reply to: Medics in western armies? #5412
    Michael Moore
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    In The US Army each Bn has a Medical platoon with a senior Aid man at Company and each Platoon having a Aidman. At BN you would find the BN Aid Station which includes a treatment section and Evacuation section. During war time the BAS can form two seperate facilities with one led by the Doctor (present during wartime) and the other by the Physicians Assistant.

    At least one member of each fire team is trained in advance life saving with the others having basic medical training….Mikey

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