Flashcards in 119-Combat Engineer Battalion Deck (13):
What is the mission of the combat engineer battalion?
To enhance the mobility, counter-mobility, and survivability of the Marine division through close combat engineer support and to provide the limited general engineering support that is required for the functioning of the Marine division
The CEB contains what companies?
H&S company, Support company, 4 Combat engineer companies
The CEB support company contains what platoons?
HQ, Equipment, Utilities, Motor-T
The CEB combat engineer company contains what platoons?
HQ, 3 combat engineer platoons
What are the 6 mobility tasks of a CEB?
Conduct recon, coordinate breaching, employ bridges, repair bridges, construct short span bridges, repair roads
What are the 3 counter-mobility tasks of a CEB?
Coordinate obstacle systems, construct obstacles which require special equipment/skills, perform specialized demolition missions
How does the CEB enhance survivability?
Provide technical assistance and equipment to develop temporary protective positions
What are the 3 general engineering tasks of a CEB?
Provide essential construction, utility support, construct/improve V/TOL sites
What is the mission of the engineer support company?
Provide personnel, equipment and task units to battalion and provide potable water and electricity
What are the 4 tasks of the engineer support company?
Provide construction materials, potable water, electrical power, motor-t
What is the mission of combat engineer company?
To provide close combat support of an engineering nature as necessary to meet the essential requirements of an infantry regiment and other division elements in combat operations
How many combat engineer platoons can the CEB provide to each infantry battalion?