30 Nov '16, 10pm

Army converts 3rd Infantry Division brigade from infantry to armored unit

The 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team will start converting into an armored brigade combat team next summer, the Army announced Wednesday. The Fort Stewart, Georgia-based brigade combat team is now an infantry BCT. The conversion to an armored BCT will give its 4,200 soldiers the ability to fight with Abrams tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles, the Army said, in anticipation of future potential adversaries. "The conversion of an IBCT to an ABCT better postures the Army to meet the defense strategic guidance by developing force structure capabilities to regain and retain overmatch in key warfighting functions," said Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, Army director of force management, in a statement. The conversion will bring the Army's total of armored brigades combat teams to 15 -- 10 in the active force and five in the National Guard. The upcoming conversion of 2nd B...

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/articles/army-converts-3rd-infa...

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