and training requirements necessary for the self-deployment of Army
This subcourse does not include information on
deployment of personnel or equipment.
a. Employment of Army forces is directly related to the United
States' commitment to its Allies and other alliances.
It also is
related to our willingness to counter threats to this nation's
The Army meets these employment needs using
The primary deployment mode is from
three basic deployment modes.
The secondary deployment modes
the CONUS to the overseas theater.
are from the--
Forward deployment site to another theater.
Forward deployment site to the site of combat operations.
helicopters is one of the most important aspects of
the US strategic
This task, whether based on
CONUS or from one theater to another, is for the
US to develop a
successful rapid deployment capability.
During the buildup phase of a conflict, the airlines of
of troops, weapons, supplies, and materiel.
The sea lines of
communication (SLOC), though not required to transport high priority
cargo, will be heavily tasked to transport outsize and overweight
Consequently, aircraft that can may be required to self-
a. The AH-64, CH-47C, CH-47D, and UH-60 helicopters are
considered self-deployable aircraft.
They can be fitted with
detachable extended-range fuel systems to carry enough usable fuel to
reach a deployable range (Figures 1, 2 (page 4), and 3 (page 5) show
the extended-range fuel systems for these aircraft; Table 1 (page 6)
shows the deployable ranges and other characteristics).
helicopters have no extended-range fuel systems; they will be shipped
on USAF transport planes or by seagoing vessels.