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A Military Unit recognised by the Imperial Army.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A unit sized between a Squad and an Company.

A Platoon is typically commanded by a First Lieutenant.

Platoons are routinely deployed by the Imperial Army as part of a Company. The Imperial Marines often field Platoon sized units as Ship's Troops.

n.b. Platoons have no integral logistical support and are not capable of sustained deployments away from such support.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

As the unit size one smaller than a Company, this is a long-standing standard definition that has been around since pre-space days.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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