Motorcycle Company
(Motorradfahrer-Kompagnie - Mot.Rdf.Kp)

  Mot Rdf Kp
Rifles ca 80
Light Machine Guns 9
- thereof on tripod 3
Motorcycles 60
Motor vehicles 6

 

One motorcylce company was assigned to each of the mountain divisions and of the mountain brigades as a reconaissance unit instead of the recon batallions found in the other divisions and brigades.

The motorcycle provided better mobility on the mountainous roads than cavalry or bicycle troops.