I thought I should start out with some examples of what I want to do in the TO&E sections - by showing the basic Soviet Motor Rifle Squads. I'll start with the BTR Squad.
Here is the TO&E according to FM 100-2-3. My wargaming squad looks like this:
All the figures here are from RH Models or Liberation Miniatures. From left to right: Squad Leader w/AK-74, RPK Gunner, RPG Gunner and 5 soldiers w/AK-74.
The BMP-1 Squad (which I showed the TO&E for in the last thread) is exactly the same:
Again all the figures here are from RH Models or Liberation Miniatures. From left to right: Squad Leader w/AK-74, RPK Gunner, RPG Gunner and 5 soldiers w/AK-74.
The BMP-2 Squad is slightly different:
The only change is one less AK-74 armed soldier in the squad.
Possible squad upgrades include - replacing 1 AK-74 with an AK-74/BG-15, replacing the RPK with a PKM, and adding an RPG-18. I wasn't sure if it was worth photographing the squad kitted out with all the upgrade options or not...
Up on the Northern Flank, Motor Rifle Plattons are equipped with the MTLB-V. Here's how I've arranged their squads:
Basically exactly the same as the BTR and BMP-1 squad - as I can't find any evidence about this at all I just went with keeping it the same. Seemed like the right Soviet bureaucratic appraoch to take!
So that's TO&E 1 - let me know what you think and if it's useful I will put up more.