CONTROL OF ENGINEER ELEMENTS
This lesson addresses the set up and application of C2 measures at battalion
and TF level. It also describes how the division engineer company uses a
TAC, a TOC, and a unit trains CP to perform its mission.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
You will identify procedures used by engineer offices to
monitor and control engineer unit actions during the
You will also identify the process used to
engineer elements during the mission.
You will be given the material contained in this lesson.
You will correctly answer all questions on the practice
exercise at the end of this lesson.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from FMs
5-71-100,5-100, and 101-5 and from other material approved
by the USAES.
When task-organized to a TF, the division engineer company commander is the
TF commander's engineer. He integrates TF engineers into the combined-arms
team and executes engineer missions assigned to the TF and the division
The division engineer company commander advises the TF
commander on engineer battlefield mission activities within the TF sector.
C2 plays a major part in the TF engineer's mission.
Monitoring and controlling engineer elements during mission execution is a
C2 function (Figure 3-1, page 3-2).
The maneuver commander at each echelon uses his headquarter to control the
He relies on engineer C2 elements to
overall operation of his forces.
ensure that engineer units successfully execute the tasks assigned to them.