Includes one Formation Commander C1 rifle team, three C2 SAW teams with M72 Anti-tank weapons, three Carl Gustav anti-tank teams, one M19 60mm mortar team, one C5 GPMG team, seven medium four-hole bases, one small two-hole base and one small three-hole base and three Unit Cards.
A Canadian mechanized platoon is organised into three sections and command group. A section usually consists of ten men, a section commander (Sergeant) and 2IC (Master Corporal) each armed with a C1 FN assault rifle, M113 driver with an SMG, three riflemen with C1 FN assault rifles, two C2 heavy-barrel FN Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) gunners, a Carl Gustav 84mm SRAAW (M) (Short-Range Anti-Armour Weapon-Medium) gunner and a Carl Gustav 84mm SRAAW (M) loader with a C1 FN assault rifle. The HQ Group also includes a C5 GPMG (M1919 chambered in 7.62mm NATO) machine-gun and a 60mm mortar. The platoon is also issued with a number of M72 SRAAW (L) light short-range anti-armour weapons.
The mechanised platoons of 4 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group are trained and prepared for large scale combined arms defence and counterattacks against a Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany and Western Europe. Training, equipment and tactics are designed to face this threat, and annual exercises keep them fully prepared.
Formation Commander C1 rifle team (x1)
C2 SAW teams with M72 Anti-tank (x3)
Carl Gustav anti-tank teams (x3)
M19 60mm mortar team (x1)
C5 GPMG team (x1)
4 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (x1)
M113 Mechanized Company HQ (x1)
M113 Mechanized Platoon (x1)