Friday, January 30, 2015

ISRAELI ARMY OOB, YOM KIPPUR WAR, OCTOBER 1973

Nice break down on unit tank and vehicle types

ISRAELI ARMY OOB, YOM KIPPUR WAR, OCTOBER 1973

Northern Command, General Hofi
36th Mechanised Ugda, General Eitan.

188th "Barak" Armoured Brigade: 74th Tank Battalion, Lt. Col. Yari Notshi (33 Centurions); 53rd Tank Battalion (32 Centurions); ? Mech Infantry Battalion.
7th Armoured Brigade: 77th Tank Battalion, Col. Kahalaric (33 Centurions); 82nd Tank Battalion (33 Centurions); 75th Armoured Infantry Battalion; Armoured School Tank Battalion (Centurion).
1st "Golani" Infantry Brigade.
31st Airborne Brigade.
146th Armoured Ugda, General Peled.

9th Armoured Brigade.
19th Armoured Brigade (Super Sherman).
20th Armoured Brigade.
70th Armoured Brigade.
240th Armoured Ugda, General Laner.

679th Reserve Armoured Brigade, Col Uri Orr (Centurion).
19th Armoured Brigade (ex 146th Ugda).
20th Armoured Brigade (ex 146th Ugda).
79th Armoured Brigade.
17th Armoured Brigade, Col. Sarig.
14th Infantry Brigade.

Southern Command, General Gonen
252nd Armoured Ugda, General Mendler/Magen.

14th Armoured Brigade, Col. Amror Reshev.
401st Armoured Brigade, Col. Dan Shomron, (M60)
460th Armoured Brigade, Col. Gabi Amir, (Patton & Centurion).
Reserve Infantry Brigade.
143rd Armoured Ugda, General Sharon

421st Armoured Brigade (Includes at least some M48 Patton)
14th Armoured Brigade (ex 252nd Ugda)
55th Airborne Brigade, Col. Matt: 416th Battalion; 564th Battalion; 565th Battalion.
Armoured Brigade
Infantry Brigade
162nd Armoured Ugda, General Bren Adan.

217th Armoured Brigade, Col. Natan 'Natke' Nir (Centurion).
600th Armoured Brigade, Col. Baram).
460th Armoured Brigade (ex 252nd Ugda).
500th Armoured Brigade, Col. Karem.
202nd Airborne Brigade
11th "Koach Gonen" Armoured Brigade, Col Yoel Gonen (Ti-67, Recon companies in BTR50/OT62 & PT76).
Infantry Brigade
Additional Southern Command forces:
146th Composite Ugda (ex Syrian Front?)

Infantry Brigade.
Mechanised Brigade.
440th Composite Ugda

Three Infantry Brigades.

Other Southern Command formations:
35th Paratroop Brigade, Col Uzi Yairi (likely under command of Ugda Adan).
247th Paratroop Brigade.

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