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Number of tanks in an Armored Division

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58 tanks in an Armor Battalion, an Armored Division has 4-6 armor battalions

It is widely known that there are 58 tanks in an Armor Battalion.  What about an Armored Division?  Well, an Armored Division can have anywhere from 4 to 6 Armor Battalions.  Not too many people know that an Infantry Division could have 6 AR BN and an Armored Division could have only 4 AR BN.  Moreover, a divisional unit in the United States Army typically consists of 17,000 to 21,000 soldiers.  Furthermore, two divisions usually compose a corps and each division has four maneuver brigades, an aviation brigade, an engineer brigade, and division artillery.  There are also many smaller specialized units.

This fact is verified on : August 7, 2013.





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