Platoon

A platoon is a military unit typically composed of more than two squads/sections. Platoon organization varies depending on the country and the branch, but typically a platoon might consist of fifteen to thirty soldiers. A platoon is often led by a lieutenant, and is the smallest military unit typically led by a commissioned officer. In some armies...
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Platoon

• (n.) Now, in the United States service, half of a company. • (n.) Formerly, a body of men who fired together; also, a small square body of soldiers to strengthen the angles of a hollow square.
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Platoon

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platoon

noun a military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant
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Platoon

[1987 video game] Platoon is an action game developed by Ocean Software and published by Data East for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC DOS and ZX Spectrum in 1987-1988. The NES version was ported and published by Sunsoft in 1988. It was the first video game adaptation of the 1986 war film Platoon, followed by th...
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Platoon

[2002 video game] Platoon is a real-time strategy video game developed by Digital Reality and published by Monte Cristo for the PC Windows in 2002. It was also published by Strategy First as Platoon: The 1st Airborne Cavalry Division in Vietnam. Platoon is the second video game adaptation of the 1986 war film of the same title, following th...
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Platoon

[automobile] Grouping vehicles into platoons is a method of increasing the capacity of roads. An automated highway system is a proposed technology for doing this. Platoons decrease the distances between cars using electronic, and possibly mechanical, coupling. This capability would allow many cars to accelerate or brake simultaneously. This...
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Platoon

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Platoon

Pla·toon' noun [ French peloton a ball of thread, a knot or group of men, a platoon, from pelote a ball formed of things wound round. See Pellet .] (Mil.) (a) Formerly, a body of men who fired together; also, a small square body of soldiers to strengthen the angles ...
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platoon

a military unit that is a subdivision of a company
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platoon

In the army, the smallest infantry subunit. It contains 30-40 soldiers and is commanded by a lieutenant or second lieutenant. There are three or four platoons in a company. ...
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platoon

In the army, the smallest infantry subunit. It contains 30–40 soldiers and is commanded by a lieutenant or second lieutenant. There are three or four platoons in a company
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platoon

military unit of 32 men
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Platoon

Platoon is a military organisation subordinate to a company. Platoons usually include two or three sections of vehicles and between two and four squads of infantry, totalling around 25 to 50 men.
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platoon

principal subdivision of a military company, battery, or troop. Usually commanded by a lieutenant, it consists of from 25 to 50 men organized into ... [2 related articles]
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platoon

[n] - a group of persons who are engaged in a common activity 2. [n] - a team of policemen working under the military platoon system 3. [n] - a military unit that is a subdivision of a company
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