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modular force structure

Definition/Scope: The Army restructured from a division-based to a brigade-based force — the modular force. The modular force brigades are strategically flexible. The major combat and support capabilities a brigade needs for most operations are organic to its structure. Each BCT has one or more organic combat engineer companies, whose primary focus include supporting combined arms countermobility operations. This was the basic step for the Army transformation process



Broader Terms:

Army Capabilities Integration Center
force structure
Force XXI

Narrower Terms:

Advise and Assist Brigade
Brigade Combat Team
Brigade Logistics Support Team
Current Modular Force
Future Modular Force
Infantry Brigade Combat Team
Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

Related Terms:

ARFORGEN force pools
Army modularity
Army transformation
Defense transformation
modular force observation teams
modularity coordination cells


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