Any airmobile operation
is, by its very nature, a complex combat operation, Simplicity must be gained through the utilization of a ground tactical plan that does not involve complex maneuvers.
The biggest airmobile operation
in the history of war to that point included South Vietnamese Army corps troops and U.S.
To facilitate the forward movement of the 3d Military Police Company, two platoons from the 511th Military Police Company (Fort Drum, New York), a unit whose equipment was still en route to Kuwait, conducted an airmobile operation
to Tallil Air Base with just its rucksacks.
Galvin also wrote three books: two on the Revolutionary War and one on modern airmobile operations
. Most generals do not have time to do this kind of in-depth intellectual work, but he did.
In airmobile operations
ultralight 155 mm or light 105 mm guns remain the alternative to heavy mortars, ammunition supply remaining a key issue.
Collaboration between ground and air assets increased skills in airmobile operations
, directed engagements and helicopter entry and exit drills.
He pioneered airmobile operations
while also paying close attention to tactical details and training at the squad and platoon levels.