Military Review English Edition November-December 2015 - Page 58

Armored Brigade Combat Team Cavalry Squadron Type of Squadron Stryker Brigade Combat Team Cavalry Squadron Infantry Brigade Combat Team Cavalry Squadron Battlefield Surveillance Brigade Cavalry Squadron Reconnaissance Tasks Zone Reconnaissance F F F P Area Reconnaissance F F F F Route Reconnaissance F F F P Reconnaissance in Force P P P X Screen F F F P Guard P P P X Cover X X X X Area Security F F F R Local Security F F F F Attack P P P X Movement to Contact P P P X Area Defense P P P X Mobile Defense P P P X Retrograde P P P X Civil Security F F F R Civil Control F F F R Restore Essential Services R R R R Support to Governance R R R R Support to Economic/ Infrastructure Development R R R R Security Tasks Offensive Tasks Defensive Tasks Stability Tasks Civil Support Tasks Support to Disaster/ Terrorist Attack Support to Civil Law Enforcement Other Support F-Fully capable Capability depends on specific missions assigned. Depending on the mission, the squadron may require augmentation. R-Capable when reinforced P-Capable when enemy capabilities do not jeopardize mission accomplishment X-Not capable Cavalry Squadron Capabilities Matrix 52 November-December 2015  MILITARY REVIEW