Limited protection against armor, artillery, and nuclear effects.
No offensive or defensive tank firepower capability.
Limited organic airlift capability.
Requires corps augmentation (plus-ins) depending on the specific
Deployment normally requires air superiority in hostile areas as
well as possible naval support.
Now that we have considered the mission, capabilities, and limitations, let
us take a look at the organization of the light infantry division.
Light Infantry Division Organization
Figure 20 represents the current structure of the light infantry division in
the field today. The light infantry divisional units reflect the L-series
The organization of the light infantry division includes three
infantry brigade headquarters, division artillery, an aviation brigade
division, and a division support command.