Regarding armament, in 1978-1979 the inventory of an M109-equipped field artillery battalion for example included, apart from what is given below, 10 x between units of the same basic type, for example between active-duty and mobilisable variants of a unit type, or because of minor differences in equipment.Officially all such variants were different unit types and had different organisation type numbers.They would deploy to their debarkation area by ship, boat, submarine, aeroplane, helicopter, or by parachute.From there they would advance on their objective(s) by Landing Craft Rubber (LCR), Landing Craft Rubber Motorised (LCRM), kayak, or swimming.
For the sake of clarity the subunit marked as being on Short Leave is always the one last in line (e.g. In reality things were not that straightforward; in most armoured infantry battalions for instance the Short Leave status rotated from A to B to C Company, whilst in most cavalry battalions the Short Leave squadron was always C Squadron. Military service officially lasted 24 months, but of these only 14 months were actually served (16 months for reserve officers and conscript sub-officers).
Each mortar group had 1 x Hotchkiss Brandt mortar 81 mm. 1 Amphibious Combat Group was trained in mountain and arctic warfare, and earmarked for wartime deployment to northern Norway as part of the United Kingdom/Netherlands Landing Force (UK/NL LF) Ibid., inv. 2506, VVKM 407 Voorschrift betreffende de amfibische gevechtsgroep d.d. Both the Mark I and Mark II were made of polyester and could land an infantry platoon or a Land Rover with trailer. For such operations personal armament comprised 1 x UZI submachine gun 9 mm, 1 x revolver (Ruger, .38 inch or .357 inch), and 1 x combat knife per man. ¶ The company staff comprised a command group with 1 x ½-tonne Land Rover and 1 x ¾-tonne Land Rover; an administration and supply group with 1 x ½-tonne Land Rover, 2 x YA-4440, 1 x one-tonne trailer (water) and 1 x During operations the brigade staff would be organised into a coordinating staff and a special staff.
The platoon was fully motorised with 11 x ½-tonne Land Rover, each with a ¼-tonne trailer, and probably 1 x YA-4440 carrying ammunition. Infantry platoon command group strength: 1/1/5 (7). The Mark II could also land a Bv 202 over-snow vehicle. 773, Informatiebulletin Commandant Korps Mariniers d.d. In addition each platoon had 6 x Heckler & Koch MP5A3 submachine gun 9 mm with target pointer/aiming light (richtpuntprojector) and 6 x Heckler & Koch MP5SD with integrated suppressor. The coordinating staff included the deputy brigade commander and the sections S1, S2, S3 and S4.
The antiaircraft section comprised a command group and four antiaircraft groups. Possible deployment of Bv 202s during operations: 10-12 x with 10 Staff and Support Company, 15-20 x with the infantry companies, 22 x with 15 Combat Support Company (1 x with the reconnaissance platoon, 7 x with the antitank platoon, 3 x with the antiaircraft section, 8 x with the mortar platoon, 3 x with the infantry pioneer section), and 8-10 x for first line logistic support. 2504, VVKM 414 Voorschrift betreffende de organisatie, de uitrusting, de training en de tactiek van het antitankpeloton d.d. This could only happen after 3 Amphibious Combat Group had been mobilised and deployed to the Antilles. Combat support group / mortar section strength: –/5/7 (12). It did not have a staff and support company; once deployed to the Antilles its three company groups would probably operate directly under Naval Command Netherlands Antilles., Aruba. It was integrated in 539 (UK) Assault Squadron Royal Marines. Each navy patrol group comprised one group commander (GC) and six navy patrols. Its platoons would be mobilised at different locations and the company would probably not operate as a single unit Comprising the brigade staff, one signals platoon, one staff guard platoon, one brigade reconnaissance platoon, and the company staff.
Each antiaircraft group had 1 x The section carried a basic load of thirty missiles, distributed as follows: six missiles with each antiaircraft group (first line), and six missiles with the command group (first supplement). 1 Amphibious Combat Group was one of the three amphibious light infantry battalions of the Marine Corps. 2 Amphibious Combat Group could be assigned to the United Three company groups (31-32-33), no staff and support company. The company groups appear to be designed to operate independently, and the absence of a staff and support company probably explains the minus sign (-). Five boat teams (winterised) were earmarked for arctic operations with In 1985 the Marine Corps had 10 x LCA Mark I, of which five winterised (probably fitted with a roof and heating), and 5 x LCA Mark II of which three went into service in July and December 1985. Moore, Alert Platoon BBE/1st MP Platoon (ALARM/1 MP), and the Reserve Platoon BBE/2nd MP Platoon (RESERVE/2 MP). Each navy patrol comprised a patrol commander and one patrol member. ¶ The brigade staff comprised the brigade command group with 1 x M577A1 armoured command post carrier and 1 x the deputy brigade command group with 1 x M577A1 and 1 x DAF 66 YA light utility vehicle; Section S1 (personnel) with 1 x ½-tonne Land Rover and 1 x DAF 66 YA; Section S2 (intelligence) with 1 x M577A1 and 1 x ½-tonne Land Rover; Section S3 (operations and training) an information service section; a chaplain group with 2 x DAF 66 YA; and three liaison teams with 1 x DAF 66 YA each.