Infantry Drills

1-161: Armor Company

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1-161. The Armor company is organized, equipped, and trained to fight pure or as a task organized company team. The Armor company comprises a headquarters and three tank platoons. The company headquarters comprises the commanding officer, executive officer, first sergeant, and supply section. The company headquarters is equipped with two tanks, a M113A2/A3 armored personnel carrier, and wheeled vehicles for mission command and sustainment. A maintenance section from the forward support company is normally attached to the Armor company. The ambulance squad in the combined arms battalion may deploy and attach an armored medical evacuation vehicle to an Armor company with its assigned crew of one emergency care sergeant with two ambulance drivers/crew. (See figure 1-14, page 1-56.)

Figure 1-14. Armor company

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