Army & Marine Corps Integration in Joint Operations

 

Publication Title:                   Army & Marine Corps Integration in Joint Operations
Publication/revision date:    21 NOV 2001
Field Manual:                        FM 3-31.1
                                               MCWP 3-36
   Supersedes:                      FM 90-31 & MCRP 3-3.8, 29 MAY 1996
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .................................................................................................xi
CHAPTER I ORGANIZATION AND FUNDAMENTALS
Background...................................................................................... I-1
United States Army (USA) Corps................................................... I-2
Heavy Notional Army Brigade ....................................................... I-2
Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF)...................................... I-4
Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) ............................................... I-5
Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) ........................................... I-5
Fundamentals of Army-Marine Corps Integration AMCI)
Operations ..................................................................................... I-8
Augmentation Requirements ......................................................... I-8
CHAPTER II COMMAND AND CONTROL
Background..................................................................................... II-1
Terminology .................................................................................... II-1
Command Relationships ................................................................ II-1
Organization of Forces ................................................................... II-3
Liaison ............................................................................................ II-4
Command and Control (C2) Communications .............................. II-6
Army Tactical C2 System (ATCCS) ............................................... II-7
Notional Army Brigade C2 Organizations and Facilities ............ II-8
Notional Army Brigade Communications Architecture ............. II-10
MEB C2 Facilities ........................................................................ II-12
MEB Communications ................................................................. II-13
AMCI Communications................................................................ II-15
CHAPTER III INTELLIGENCE
Background.................................................................................... III-1
Terminology ................................................................................... III-1
Intelligence Responsibilities ......................................................... III-1
Notional Army Brigade Intelligence ............................................ III-2
Notional Army Brigade Intelligence Organizations .................... III-3
MAGTF Intelligence Organizations ............................................. III-6
AMCI Intelligence Operations...................................................... III-8
CHAPTER IV MANEUVER
Background.................................................................................... IV-1
Notional Army Brigade Ground Maneuver Organizations ......... IV-1
Maneuver of the Notional Army Brigade ..................................... IV-4
MEB Maneuver Organizations..................................................... IV-6
Maneuver of the MEB ................................................................... IV-8
Integrated Maneuver and Complementary Capabilities .......... IV-10
CHAPTER V FIRE SUPPORT
Background..................................................................................... V-1
Fire Support Coordinating Measures (FSCMs) ............................ V-1
Notional Army Brigade Fire Support Operations ........................ V-1
Army Aviation ................................................................................. V-6
MEB Fire Support Operations ...................................................... V-6
Integrated Fire Support Operations ............................................. V-8
CHAPTER VI ENGINEER OPERATIONS
Background.................................................................................... VI-1
Terminology ................................................................................... VI-1
Notional Army Brigade Operations.............................................. VI-1
MEB Engineer Operations ........................................................... VI-2
Integrated Engineer Operations .................................................. VI-8
CHAPTER VII AVIATION
Background................................................................................... VII-1
Army Aviation Overview .............................................................. VII-1
Capabilities and Limitations ....................................................... VII-4
Command and Control ................................................................. VII-5
Planning Considerations ............................................................. VII-7
Marine Aviation .......................................................................... VII-12
Aviation Combat Element .......................................................... VII-12
Marine Aviation Functions ........................................................ VII-13
Notional Army Brigade Under MEF Control............................ VII-22
MEB Under Army Corps Control .............................................. VII-24
Communications Integration ..................................................... VII-29
CHAPTER VIII AIR AND MISSILE DEFENSE
Background.................................................................................. VIII-1
Integrated Army and Marine Corps Air and Missile
Defense Operations ................................................................... VIII-1
Army Air and Missile Defense Operations ................................ VIII-7
MEB Operations........................................................................ VIII-12
Command and Control .............................................................. VIII-12
MAGTF Air and Missile Defense Organizations and
Equipment ............................................................................... VIII-13
CHAPTER IX ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS
Background.................................................................................... IX-1
Authority for Logistics Operations ............................................... IX-1
Joint Logistics Functions .............................................................. IX-2
Notional Army Brigade Logistics Organizations ......................... IX-2
Notional Army Brigade Logistics Operations ............................ IX-12
MEF Logistics Organizations ..................................................... IX-14
MEB Logistics Operations .......................................................... IX-19
Integrated Logistics .................................................................... IX-21
Logistics Status Reporting.......................................................... IX-30
APPENDIX A UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS ................................................... A-1
APPENDIX B MARINE AIR-GROUND TASK FORCES (MAGTFs)...................... B-1
APPENDIX C REPORTING FORMATS ................................................................. C-1
REFERENCES............................................................................................. References-1
GLOSSARY ..................................................................................................... Glossary-1
INDEX .................................................................................................................... Index-1
FIGURES I-1 Notional Army Brigade ....................................................... I-3
I-2 Notional Marine Corps Expeditonary Brigade .................. I-6
III-1 Notional Army Brigade Direct Support
Military Intelligence (MI) Company............................... III-4
III-2 Intelligence and Reconnaissance Units/Assets ................ III-6
III-3 MEF G-2 Section ............................................................... III-7
III-4 Intelligence Battalion ........................................................ III-7
IV-1 Notional Army Brigade Mechanized Infantry
Battalion .......................................................................... IV-2
IV-2 Notional Army Brigade Tank Battalion ........................... IV-3
IV-3 Marine Infantry Regiment ................................................ IV-7
IV-4 Light Armored Reconnaissance Company ....................... IV-8
V-1 Notional Army Brigade Fire Support Coordination
Organizations ................................................................... V-2
V-2 Notional Army Brigade Field Artillery Organization ....... V-3
V-3 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Battery ............ V-5
V-4 Notional MEB Artillery Battalion ..................................... V-7
V-5 Marine Air Command and Control System (MACCS)/
Force Fires Coordination Center (FFCC) /Fire Support
Coordination Center (FSCC) Relationships .................... V-8
VI-1 Notional Army Brigade Engineer Battalion .................... VI-2
VI-2 Notional MEB Engineers .................................................. VI-3
VI-3 MEB Ground Combat Element (GCE) Combat
Engineer Company .......................................................... VI-4
VI-4 MEB Air Combat Element (ACE) Marine Wing Support
Squadron .......................................................................... VI-5
VI-5 MEB Brigade Service Support Group (BSSG)
Engineer Company .......................................................... VI-7
VII-1 Notional MEF ACE Organization.................................. VII-13
VII-2 Close Air Support (CAS) Request Procedures............... VII-16
VII-3 Helicopter Support Team (TM) ...................................... VII-20
VII-4 US Army/USMC Air Operations Connectivity .............. VII-25
VII-5 CAS/Air Interdiction (AI) Support Request
Channels ....................................................................... VII-26
VII-6 Immediate CAS Request Channels ............................... VII-27
VII-7 Airlift Support Request Channels ................................. VII-28
VIII-1 Dissemination Measures Between Corps and
MEB ............................................................................... VIII-6
VIII-2 Dissemination Measures Between the MEF and
Notional Army Brigade ................................................. VIII-6
VIII-3 Notional Army Brigade Air Defense Artillery (ADA)
Organization .................................................................. VIII-9
VIII-4 Corps ADA Brigade Organization................................. VIII-10
IX-1 Forward Support Battalion ............................................... IX-2
IX-2 Sample Corps Support Group (-) ...................................... IX-7
IX-3 Notional Brigade Service Support Group ...................... IX-16
IX-4 Aviation Combat Element Logistics Organization ........ IX-18
IX-5 Logistics C2 Notional Army Brigade Under MEF ......... IX-22
IX-6 Notional Combat Support Battalion in
Support of a MEB .......................................................... IX-22
IX-7 MEB Logistics C2 Under Corps Control ........................ IX-23
A-1 Notional US Army Corps ................................................... A-1
A-2 Heavy Armored Cavalry Regiment.................................... A-2
TABLES I-1 Notional Army Brigade Capabilities
and Limitations Summary ................................................ I-4
I-2 Capabilities and Limitations of the MEB .......................... I-8
I-3 Notional Army Brigade Augmentation Requirements ...... I-9
I-4 MEB Augmentation Requirements .................................. I-10
II-1 Liaison Requirements from Notional Army
Brigade to MEF ................................................................ II-5
II-2 Liaison Requirements from MEF to
Notional Army Brigade .................................................... II-5
II-3 Liaison Requirements from MEB to Corps ....................... II-6
II-4 Liaison Requirements from Corps to MEB ....................... II-6
II-5 Notional Army Brigade Command Group Functions
and Characteristics .......................................................... II-9
II-6 Notional Army Brigade Tactical CP Functions and
Characteristics.................................................................. II-9
II-7 Notional Army Brigade Main CP Functions and
Characteristics................................................................ II-10
II-8 Notional Army Brigade Rear CP Functions and
Characteristics................................................................ II-10
II-9 Notional Army Brigade Signal Platoon
Capabilities/Limitations Summary ................................ II-11
II-10 Notional Army Brigade Signal Section
Capabilities/Limitations Summary ................................ II-11
II-11 MEB DS Communications Company (Reinforced)
Capabilities and Limitations Summary ........................ II-14
II-12 Typical Communications Systems Available
from Marine Corps DS Communications Company
(Reinforced) and Notional Army Brigade Signal
Section ............................................................................. II-15
III-1 Notional Army Brigade Operations Platoon
Capabilities ...................................................................... III-5
III-2 Intelligence Battalion Capabilities ................................... III-8
III-3 Notional Army Brigade Collection/Electronic Warfare
(EW) Capabilities ............................................................ III-9
III-4 MEB Collection/EW Capabilities.................................... III-10
IV-1 M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle Characteristics .................. IV-2
IV-2 M1064A3 (120mm) Mortar Characteristics ..................... IV-3
IV-3 M1A1 Abrams Tank Characteristics ................................ IV-4
IV-4 Notional Army Brigade Maneuver Space
Requirements................................................................... IV-5
IV-5 Unopposed Movement Rates............................................. IV-6
IV-6 MEB Mobility Assets ......................................................... IV-9
IV-7 AMCI Operations Complementary Capabilities
(Amphib Operations/Passage of Lines) ........................ IV-10
IV-8 AMCI Operations Complementary Capabilities
(Movement to Contact) .................................................. IV-11
IV-9 AMCI Operations Complementary Capabilities
(Attack) .......................................................................... IV-11
IV-10 AMCI Operations Complementary Capabilities
(Breaching/River Crossing Operations) ....................... IV-12
IV-11 AMCI Operations Complementary Capabilities
(Defend) .......................................................................... IV-13
IV-12 AMCI Operations Complementary Capabilities
(Retrograde) ................................................................... IV-14
IV-13 Opposed Rates of Movement in Km/h ............................ IV-15
IV-14 Major Weapons and Aircraft Summary.......................... IV-17
V-1 Army Fire Support Coordination Organizations and
Coordinators ..................................................................... V-1
V-2 Firepower Comparison of MLRS and
155mm Howitzer .............................................................. V-4
V-3 MEB Target Acquisition Assets ......................................... V-8
V-4 Inherent Responsibilities of Artillery Standard
Tactical Missions ............................................................ V-10
V-5 Characteristics of MEB and Notional Army
Brigade Artillery ............................................................. V-11
V-6 MLRS Ammunition Planning Figures ............................ V-14
V-7 Notional Army Brigade Artillery External
Communications Net Structure When Operating
with MEF ........................................................................ V-16
V-8 MEB Artillery External Communications Net
Structure When Operating with Corps ......................... V-17
VI-1 Notional Army Brigade Engineer Battalion
Equipment ....................................................................... VI-2
VI-2 Notional Combat Engineer Company (Reinforced)
Equipment in Support of a MEB GCE ........................... VI-4
VI-3 Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS)
(Fixed-Wing) Engineer Equipment................................. VI-6
VI-4 Notional Engineer Company (Reinforced)
Equipment in Support of a MEB BSSG ......................... VI-7
VI-5A Mobility Tasks ................................................................... VI-8
VI-5B Countermobility Tasks ...................................................... VI-9
VI-5C Survivability Tasks............................................................ VI-9
VI-5D General Engineering Tasks ............................................ VI-10
VII-1 Possible Army Aviation Task Force.................................. VII-2
VII-2 Army Aviation Missions ................................................... VII-3
VII-3 Army Aviation Capabilities and Limitations .................. VII-4
VII-4 Aviation Deep Operations GO/NO-GO
Planning Matrix ............................................................. VII-9
VII-5 Asset Capabilities for Antiair Warfare Tasks ............... VII-14
VII-6 TACP/FACP Personnel ................................................... VII-19
VII-7 MEB Fixed-Wing Aircraft Capabilities ......................... VII-21
VII-8 MEB Rotary-Wing Aircraft Capabilities ....................... VII-22
VII-9 Army Aviation Aircraft Capabilities and
Limitations ................................................................... VII-23
VII-10 Army Aviation Communications Equipment
Summary....................................................................... VII-31
VII-11 USAF/USMC/USN Fixed-Wing Aircraft
Communications Summary ......................................... VII-32
VII-12 TACP/FAC Communications Equipment ...................... VII-33
VIII-1 Inherent Responsibilities of Air Defense
Standard Tactical Missions ........................................... VIII-3
VIII-2 Types and Capabilities of Army ADA Weapons ............. VIII-7
IX-1 FSB Supply Company Capabilities/Major
Equipment ....................................................................... IX-3
IX-2 MSB Augmentation of Notional Army Brigade ............... IX-5
IX-3 Corps Direct Support (DS) Supply Capabilities .............. IX-9
IX-4 Supply Company (DS) Major Equipment......................... IX-9
IX-5 Ammunition Company (DS) Major Equipment ............. IX-10
IX-6 Maintenance Company (DS) Capabilities ...................... IX-10
IX-7 Maintenance Company (DS) Major Equipment............. IX-11
IX-8 Combat Service Support Organizations ......................... IX-15
IX-9 Illustrative Class III Consumption Rates ...................... IX-26

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