Some Aspects of a Combat Support Element: Battalion Task Force


In this article the author thinks over one of many variants the mortar units could be deployed into battalion combat task forces to support developing operations. It is a process of gradual compatibility with the units of North Atlantic Alliance and modernizing mortar weapons system with regard to prospective personnel reductions. It is important for joint commanders to be familiar with this kind of combat support, so that they could use it effectively in land operations.

Lt.Col. Ing. Martin Šufajzl, born in 1969, graduate of the Military University of the Ground Forces (VVŠ PV) Vyškov, branch of study missile and artillery troops (graduation in the year 1992). From 1992 till 2004 he served in various command and staff assignments in the Artillery. Since the University of Defence Brno came into existence, he has been working at the Department of Fire Support Control, Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM), University of Defence Brno. He is involved in tactics problems of the Czech Artillery.

Country: Czech Republic


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