Doctrinal network. Units from battalion level up usually establish three categories of VHF-FM
networks (C2, administrative/logistics, and intelligence). C2 networks are subdivided into the functional
areas of maneuver, fire support, aviation, air defense, and engineers. These units establish internal C
networks and are subscribers in at least one other network. Units from battalion through division have a
support network to separate operational and administrative/logistics information, thereby preventing
support information from overwhelming the command operations network during critical periods. The
networks shown in this lesson are guides for establishing radio networks. Actual networks depend on
the existing situation, command guidance, and equipment available. The typical division and brigade
level networks are listed in Table 1-1.
Table 1-1. Typical division and brigade level radio net structure.