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Field Manuals: PATRIOT BATTALION AND BATTERY OPERATIONS FM 3-01.85
This field manual provides doctrinal how-to-fight guidance for the Patriot
battalion and battery, and is intended primarily for battalion
commanders, staff officers, battery commanders, platoon leaders, and
This FM is applicable to all theaters of operations. It focuses on Patriot’s
role in the projection of land and air combat power. Chapters address
Patriot’s role in the joint battle, the threat, battalion planning, force projection
operations, offensive and defensive operations, and combat
Appendices cover unit organization, equipment,
communications, intelligence preparation of the battlespace, safety,
transportability, and reconnaissance, selection, and occupation of a
This FM should be used in conjunction with FM 3-01.87, which describes
the tactics, techniques and procedures required to execute Patriot
operations and exploit Patriot’s combat power. Classified capabilities and
planning data for the Patriot system are found in (S) FM 3-01.13 (S/NF).
Survival-SHTF-Guide: PATRIOT BATTALION AND BATTERY OPERATIONS FM 3-01.85
1-1. The mission of the Army is to fight and win the nation’s wars, defend the
United States and its territories, and support national policies and objectives
articulated in the National Security Strategy and National Military Strategy.
1-2. The Army accomplishes this mission through a force structure comprised
of combat, combat support, and combat service support forces.
• Combat forces provide destructive capabilities to defeat the enemy.
These forces include, armor, aviation, infantry, and Special Forces
• Combat support forces provide fire support and operational
assistance to combat forces. These support forces include the ADA,
field artillery, engineers, chemical, military intelligence, military
police, and signal units.
• Combat service support forces provide essential support required to
sustain operations throughout a campaign. These forces include the
medical, transportation, quartermaster, ordnance, and several other
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