Defense

August 10, 2016
 

The Blackhorse assault

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski

BMP-1s from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment advance on the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division during rotation 16-08 at the National Training Center, Aug. 3, 2016. The Ironhorse troopers tested the 1st ABCT’s ability to conduct a deliberate defense while defending their Tactical Operations Center.
 

Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge

A UH-72 Lakota helicopter from the OPFOR Platoon, NTC Aviation Company provides air support to 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment ground forces during an engagement during rotation 16-08 at the National Training Center, Aug. 3, 2016. The Lakota aircraft participated in an exercise that challenged the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division’s ability to conduct a deliberate defense.
 

Army photograph by Sgt. David Edge

U.S. Army Sergeants Keenan Kozak (left) and Roberto Pierre, Hawg Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, guide their Main Battle Tank toward the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division defensive positons during rotation 16-08 at the National Training Center, Aug. 3, 2016. The Eaglehorse troopers tested the 1st ABCT’s ability to conduct a deliberate defense while defending their Tactical Operations Center.
 

Army photograph by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski

A vehicle from Killer Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, defends their position while firing a simulated Tube-launched, Optically Tracked, Wire Guided missile at a 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank in the distance at the National Training Center, Aug. 3, 2016. This exercise was designed to test the Devil Brigades’ ability to conduct defensive operations while defending their Tactical Operations Center.




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