06 Jul '12, 9am

Army of 2020 to comprise Reaction Force and Adaptive Force, both supported by Force Troops. #army2020

Army 2020 sets out plans for transformation of the Force The Army of 2020 will be an adaptable and integrated structure that is broken into two forces: a Reaction Force and an Adaptive Force that are both supported by Force Troops. The Reaction Force will provide the lead Armoured Infantry Battle Group and the lead Airborne or Air Assault Force to provide a rapid reaction war fighting/deterrent capability. It will consist of three Armoured Infantry Brigades and 16 Air Assault Brigade under the command of a divisional headquarters. Each Armoured Infantry Brigade will have three manoeuvre units: a type 56 tank regiment and two armoured infantry battalions. They will also have a heavily protected mobility infantry battalion, and an armoured cavalry regiment which will be able to task organise with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Reaction Forces will also ha...

Full article: http://www.army.mod.uk/news/24272.aspx

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