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asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th April, 2020

How many squads are in a platoon?

Normally, a platoon includes 16 to 44 soldiers and is led by a lieutenant with an NCO as second in command. A platoon usually consists of three to four squads or sections. A company contains three to five platoons and a total of 60 to 200 soldiers.

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Likewise, how many platoons are in a company?

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain. Most companies are formed of three to six platoons, although the exact number may vary by country, unit type, and structure.

Beside above, how many squads are in a Marine platoon? Personnel short A rifle platoon commanded by a platoon commander and assisted by the platoon Sgt, generally has about 43–50 Marines, 3 Squads of around 13 Marines. Each squad typically has 3 fireteams with 4 Marines each.

Regarding this, how many men are in a platoon?

50 men

How big is a battalion?

300 to 800 soldiers

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