1-20. CORPS OF ENGINEERS SUPPORT
Engineer CS includes the performance of construction and destruction tasks that
improve the mobility, combat effectiveness, and defensive strength of friendly forces,
while impeding the mobility of the enemy and contributing to his destruction. Engineer
CS includes the following tasks:
a. Support of gap and river crossings, amphibious, denial and barrier,
camouflage, tactical cover and deception operations.
c. Provision of water supply, terrain intelligence and evaluation, surveys and
d. Construction, restoration, and maintenance of Army aviation facilities, roads,
bridges, ports, and field fortifications.
e. Employment of conventional and atomic demolition munitions.
f. Provision of area damage control and disaster relief operations. Combat
engineer units are trained to fight as infantry when required.
1-21. ARMY AVIATION SUPPORT
Army aviation CS includes aerial fire support; observation, surveillance,
reconnaissance, and target acquisition; airlift for air-mobile operations; command and
control, liaison, and communications; and Army air traffic control over the ground
combat area. To provide maximum flexibility, some aviation units are pooled at a higher
level and allocated to subordinate units as required.
1-22. CHEMICAL CORPS SUPPORT
Chemical CS includes technical advice and assistance to commanders and staffs
in the employment of, and defense against, biological and chemical agents, flame,
smoke, and radioactive fallout. It includes tactical support in the employment of smoke-
generating equipment for the production of large smoke screens to obscure enemy
observation and conceal friendly activities.
1-23. MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT
The military intelligence functions at corps include the collection, evaluation, analysis,
interpretation, and integration of available information and sources. Specialized
sources include target acquisition, Army Intelligence Security Command (INSCOM), and
infantry ranger units. Military intelligence support is provided to divisions, separate
brigades, and armored cavalry regiments. Corpswide support includes collection,