TITLE

Operation Lionclaw: Building Iraqi Route Clearance Capacity Through Acvtive Partnership

AUTHOR(S)
Sanders, Andrew P.; Griffin, Marvin L.; Gentzel, Eric R.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Engineer;Jan-Apr2009, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of the Operation Lionclaw to build Iraqi route clearance capability in the 8th Iraqi Army Division. This is made possible through transforming Iraqi infantry platoons into route clearance teams at the brigade level. The move is initiated the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, and the 760th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Co. The operation consists of critical pieces such as manning, equipping, training, and partnering.
ACCESSION #
38605460

 

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