Mechanised Platoon (Canadian)
Contains one C1 Rifle Team, three C2 Rifle Teams with M72 Anti-tank, three Carl Gustav Anti-tank Teams or C1 Rifle Teams with Eryx Missile Teams, one C5 GPMG Team, one M19 60mm Mortar Team, eight medium bases and two small bases.
A Canadian mechanized platoon is organised into three sections and a 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. Some units have been given the new Eryx short-range guided anti-tank missile to replace their Carl Gustavs.
44 x figures