ORGANIZATION AND MISSION OF
DIVISIONAL AIR DEFENSE UNITS
Critical Task: 01-5845.07-0001
In this lesson, you will learn the organization and mission of divisional air defense units. You will also
learn the duties, functions, and responsibilities of the signal officer in a divisional air defense battalion.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Discuss the organization and mission of divisional air defense units.
You will have this lesson.
To demonstrate competency, you must achieve a minimum of 70% on the subcourse
REFERENCES: The material in this lesson was derived from the following publications: FM 11-30,
FM 11-37, FM 11-50, FM 44-1, FM 44-3, and FM 44-63.
As the signal officer in a divisional air defense battalion, you will be responsible for providing signal
support to the unit. This lesson will introduce you to the organization and mission of an air defense
battalion in a heavy or light division. This lesson will also describe the roles and functions of the signal
officer assigned to that unit.