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#21 bojan

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 1026 AM

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 1043 AM

1954 Motorized (Infantry) Company

Generally same as 1954 Infantry company, with following exceptions:

- motor transport is integral part of the structure, rather than separated in the "logistic" part.

- Support platoon can have 2 x Mortar section, in that case Support Company has no Mortar platoon (number of 81mm mortars in Bn stays the same - 12)

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 2 x SMG, 1 x SR, 7 x P, 1 x light vehicle (1/4t), 1 x light vehicle (3/4t)

 Same as Inf Co with addition of:

 - Driver x 2 - P, light vehicle 1/4t or 3/4t

 - radiman - P

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 46 men - 2 x MG, 2 x ATW, 9 x LMG, 17 x SMG, 19 x R (3 with rifle-grenade attachment), 8 x P, 2 x Truck

 Same as Inf Co with addition of

 - Driver x 2 (in Plt Cmd Section) - P, Truck

 

Support platoon - 44 men - 2 x 81mm mortar, 2 x 75mm RCL, 3 x MG, 4 x ATW, 17 x SMG, 19 x R, 7 x P, 3 x Truck, 1 x Light vehicle

Same as in Inf Co, with addition of

 - Driver x 4 - P, Truck/light vehicle

 Light vehicle and 1 truck are in Plt Cmd Section, 1 truck is in Mortar section, 1 truck is in RCL section.

 MG and AT section load in the truck under Plt Cmd Section

 

Total strength - 191 men (9 + 3 x 46 + 44) -  9 x MG, 2 x 75mm RCL, 2 x 81mm mortar, 10 x ATW, 9 x LMG, 1 x SR, 77 x SMG, 76 x R (10 with RG attachment), 45 x P, 9 x truck, 2 x light vehicle (1/4t), 1 x light vehicle (3/4t)


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 1503 PM

their sections were very similar to ours


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 1625 PM

their sections were very similar to ours

 

Rifle or various support ones?


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 0834 AM

1962 Motorized infantry company

Based on 1962 Infantry company with following additions:

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 2 x SMG, 1 x SR, 9 x P

 Same as infantry company + added:

 - Driver x 2 - P, light vehicle (1 x 1/4t, 1 x 3/4t)

 - Radioman - P

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 64 men - 2 x MG, 2 x ATW, 3 x LMG, 22 x SMG, 14 x R (9 with RG attachment), 14 x P

 Same as infantry company + added:

 - Driver x 2 - P, truck

 

Support platoon - 39 or 41 men - 2 x 81mm mortar, 2 x 75mm or 82mm RCL, 6 x ATW, 16 x SMG, 10 or 6 x R, 15 x P, 3 x Truck, 1 x Light vehicle (1/4t)

 Same as in infantry company + added:

 - Driver x 4 - P, Truck/Light vehicle

 One driver + truck is in RCL section, one driver + truck in Mortar section, two drivers (truck + light vehicle) in Plt Cmd Section. Two AT sections load in the truck, Plt Cmd Section loads in the light vehicle.

 

Total strength - 186 or 188 men (9 + 3 x 46 + 39 or 41) -  6 x MG, 2 x 75/82mm RCL, 2 x 81mm mortar, 12 x ATW, 9 x LMG, 1 x SR, 84 x SMG, 52 or 50 x R (27 with RG attachment), 52 x P, 9 x Truck, 3 x light vehicle (2 x 1/4t, 1 x 3/4t)

As previously additional Mortar section (with an accompanying truck) from a Bn Support Company can be added to a Motorized company.


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 0843 AM

1965 Motorized Company

Same basic organization as 1969 Infantry company with following exceptions:

 

Company HQ - 10 men - 2 x SMG, 1 x SAR, 7 x P, 2 x SR, 1 x light truck

 Same as in 1969 Infantry company with addition of:

 - Driver - P, light truck

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 40 men - 4 x ATW, 3 x LMG, 14 x SMG, 16 x SAR, 9 x P, 2 x truck

 Same as in 1969 Infantry company with addition of:

 - Driver x 2 - P, Truck

 

Support Platoon - 30 men - 3 x MG, 3 x ATW, 2 x 81mm mortar, 5 x SMG, 18 x SAR, 14 x P

 Same as in 1969 Infantry company with addition of:

 - Driver x 2 - P, Truck

 Mortar section and Plt command element load in the one truck, AT and MG section load in the other.

 

Total - 160 men (10 + 3 x 40 + 30) - 2 x 81mm mortar, 3 x MG, 9 x LMG, 15 x ATW, 49 x SMG, 68 x SAR, 49 x P, 1 x SR, 8 x Truck, 1 x light truck


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 0859 AM

1971 Motorized Company, Variant 1

Unlike 1954, 1962 and 1965 Motorized company this one differed significantly from 1971 infantry company:

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 2 x AR, 1 x SAR, 6 x P, 2 x SR

 - Co Cmd - P

 - Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - AR

 - Co Jr. Officer - AR

 - radioman - P

 - medic - P

 - Sniper/Scout x 2 - SR, P

 - NBC scout - SAR

 - Driver - P, light truck

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 40 men - 4 x ATW, 4 x LMG, 13 x AR, 16 x SAR, 9 x P

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Driver x 2 - P, Truck

 

 Reinforced Rifle Section - 9 men - 2 x LMG, 2 x P, 4 x SAR, 3 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - SMG gunner x 2 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner x 2 - LMG, P

 - assistant x 2 - SAR

 - Riflemen x 2 - SAR

 

 Rifle Section x 2 - 9 men - 1 x LMG, 1 x P, 4 x SAR, 4 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - SMG gunner x 3 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner - LMG, P

 - assistant - SAR

 - Riflemen x 3 - SAR

 

 AT section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 1 x AR, 4 x SAR, 4 x P
 - Section leader - AR

 - AT Gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - SAR

 

 

Support Platoon - 43 men - 3 x MG, 3 x ATW, 2 x 82mm RCL, 2 x 81mm mortar, 5 x AR, 24 x SAR, 14 x P, 3 x truck

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Radioman - SAR

 - Driver - P, Truck

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 3 x P, 1 x AR, 6 x SAR

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SAR

 

 AT section - 7 men - 3 x ATW, 1 x AR, 3 x SAR, 3 x P
 - Section leader - AR

 - AT Gunner x 3 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 

 RCL Section - 12 men, 2 x 82mm RCL, 1 x AR, 8 x SAR, 3 x P, 1 x truck

 - Section leader - AR

 - Gunner x 2 - RCL, P

 - Loader x 2 - SAR

 - Ammo handler x 4 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SAR

 - Driver - P, truck

 

 Mortar Section - 10 men - 2 x 81mm mortar, 1 x AR, 6 x SAR, 3 x P, 1 x truck

 - Section leader - SMG

 - Gunner x 2 - P

 - Loader x 2 - SAR

 - Ammo handler x 2  - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SAR

 - Driver - P, truck

 

Total - 172 (9 + 3 x 40 + 43) men - 2 x 82mm Mortar, 2 x 82mm RCL, 3 x MG, 12 x LMG, 15 x ATW, 2 x SR, 46 x AR, 73 x SAR, 47 x P, 9 x truck, 1 x light truck


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 0905 AM

1971 Motorized Company, Variant 2

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 2 x AR, 1 x SAR, 6 x P, 2 x SR

 - Co Cmd - P

 - Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - AR

 - Co Jr. Officer - AR

 - radioman - P

 - medic - P

 - Sniper/Scout x 2 - SR, P

 - NBC scout - SAR

 - Driver - P, light truck

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 40 men - 4 x ATW, 2 x LMG, 4 x SAW, 13 x AR, 14 x SAR, 7 x P

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Driver x 2 - P, Truck

 

 Reinforced Rifle Section - 9 men - 2 x LMG, 2 x P, 4 x SAR, 3 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - SMG gunner x 2 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner x 2 - LMG, P

 - assistant x 2 - SAR

 - Riflemen x 2 - SAR

 

 Rifle Section x 2 - 9 men - 2 x SAW, 3 x SAR, 4 x AR

- Section leader - AR

- SMG gunner x 3 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

- SAW gunner x 2 - SAW

- Riflemen x 3 - SAR

 

 AT section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 1 x AR, 4 x SAR, 4 x P
 - Section leader - AR

 - AT Gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - SAR

 

Support Platoon - 43 men - 3 x MG, 3 x ATW, 2 x 82mm RCL, 2 x 81mm mortar, 5 x AR, 24 x SAR, 14 x P, 3 x truck

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Radioman - SAR

 - Driver - P, Truck

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 3 x P, 1 x AR, 6 x SAR

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SAR

 

 AT section - 7 men - 3 x ATW, 1 x AR, 3 x SAR, 3 x P
 - Section leader - AR

 - AT Gunner x 3 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 

 RCL Section - 12 men, 2 x 82mm RCL, 1 x AR, 8 x SAR, 3 x P, 1 x truck

 - Section leader - AR

 - Gunner x 2 - RCL, P

 - Loader x 2 - SAR

 - Ammo handler x 4 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SAR

 - Driver - P, truck

 

 Mortar Section - 10 men - 2 x 81mm mortar, 1 x AR, 6 x SAR, 3 x P, 1 x truck

 - Section leader - SMG

 - Gunner x 2 - P

 - Loader x 2 - SAR

 - Ammo handler x 2  - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SAR

 - Driver - P, truck

 

 Total - 172 (9 + 3 x 40 + 43) men - 2 x 82mm Mortar, 2 x 82mm RCL, 3 x MG, 6 x LMG, 12 x SAW, 15 x ATW, 2 x SR, 46 x AR, 67 x SAR, 41 x P, 9 x truck, 1 x light truck


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 1509 PM

1981. Motorized Company

Same basic structure as 1981. Infantry company, with following exceptions:

 

Company HQ - 11 men - 4 x AR, 5 x P, 2 x SR, 1 x light truck

 light truck instead of light vehicle w/trailer

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 40 men - 4 x ATW, 6 x SAW, 27 x AR, 5 x P, 2 x truck

 Same as in infantry company with added

 - Driver x 2 - P, Truck

 

Support Platoon - 38 men - 3 x ATW, 3 x MG, 2 x 81mm mortar, 4 x AR, 19 x SAR, 14 x P, 3 x Truck

 Same as in 1981 infantry company with following changes:

 - Truck x  3 instead of Truck x 2 and light vehicle w/trailer x 1

 

Total - 169 (11 + 3 x 40 + 38) men - 2 x 82mm Mortar, 3 x MG, 18 x SAW, 18 x ATW, 2 x SR, 89 x AR, 19 x SAR, 40 x P, 9 x truck, 1 light truck


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 1527 PM

1985 Motorized Company

This one differed from 1985. Infantry company in having AT sections as Plt Support and Support (instead of AT) Platoon:

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 4 x AR, 3 x AP, 2 x P, 1 x LAW, 1 x light truck

 - Company commander - AP

 - Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - AP

 - Co Jr.Officer - AR

 - Medic - P
 - NBC scout - AR

 - radioman - P

 - runner x 2 - AR
 - driver - AP, light truck

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 37 men - 4 x ATW, 6 x SAW, 3 x SR, 21 x AR, 5 x P, 12 x LAW, 2 x AP, 2 x Truck

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Driver x 2 - AP, truck

 

 Rifle Section x 3 - 8 men - 1 x SAW, 1 x SR, 5 x AR, 4 x LAW

 - Section leader - AR

 - SAW Gunner - SAW

 - Sniper - SR

 - Riflemen x 5 - AR, LAW (R1 is section 2inC)

 

AT Section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 4 x P, 5 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - AT gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - AR

 

 

Support Platoon - 33 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 4 x ATW, 3 x MG, 22 x AR, 2 x AP, 6 x P, 1 x LAW, 2 x Truck

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Driver - AP, Truck

 

 AT Section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 4 x P, 5 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - AT gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - AR

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 7 x AR, 1 x LAW

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG

 - Assistant x 3 - AR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - AR (ammo bearer 1 carries LAW)

 

  RCL Section - 12 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 2 x P, 9 x AR, 1 x AP

  - Section leader - AR

  - RCL gunner - P

  - RCL crew x 8 (no specific designation of duties in this org) - AR

  - Driver - AP

 

Total strength - 153 (9 + 3 x 37 + 33) men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 16 x ATW, 3 x MG, 9 x SAW, 9 x SR, 98 x AR, 11 x AP, 21 x P, 38 x LAW, 8 x truck, 1 x light truck

 

Also, if deployed company would also have

 Mortar section - 10 men - 2 x 82mm mortar, 2 x P, 1 x AP, 7 x AR, 1 x LAW

 - Section leader - AR

 - Mortar gunner - 82mm mortar, P

 - Mortar crew x 8 (again, no specific duties given in this org) - AR

 - Driver - AP, truck


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 1543 PM

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 0704 AM

Hill (Infantry) Company organizations, for the operation on terrain that is a difficult going for armored units

Main difference compared to Infantry company is use of the horse transport. but there is still some motor transport.

 

1954 - Based on 1954 Infantry Company, with lighter mortar section

1962 - Based on 1962 Infantry Company, with lighter mortar section

1969 - Based on Light (Infantry) Company, Rifle platoons do not have Support Section

1971 - Based on 1971 Infantry Company, with lighter mortar section

1981 - Based on Light (Infantry) Company, Rifle platoons do not have Support Section

1985 - Based on 1985 Infantry Company, with possibly lighter mortar section (but can also have same 82mm mortar section as Infantry company) Modular, as Support Platoon can be tailored to a local needs.

1993 - Reinforced 1985

 

 

 

 

1954 Hill (Infantry) Company

 

 

Same basic organization as 1954 Infantry Company with following exceptions:

 - 2 snipers at Co HQ

 - Mortar section had 3 x 60mm instead of 2 x 81mm mortars

 - Company had less motor transport and had pack horses as a primary method of transport

 

 

Company HQ - 7 men - 2 x SMG, 2 x SR, 5 x P

- Co Cmd - P

- Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - SMG

- Co Jr. Officer - SMG

- Radioman - P

- Medic - P

- Sniper/scout x 2 - SR, P

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 44 men - 2 x MG, 2 x ATW, 3 x LMG, 19 x SMG, 19 x R (3 with rifle-grenade attachment), 6 x P, 2 x Pack horse

 Command Section - 3 men - 2 x SMG, 1 x P

 - Platoon Cmd - SMG

 - Plt Cmd 2inC - SMG

 - Medic - P

 

 Rifle Section x 3 - 10 men - 1 x LMG, 4 x SMG, 5 x R (1 with RG attachment), 1 x P

 - Section leader - SMG

 - SMG gunner x 3 - SMG (1st SMG gunner is also a section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner - LMG, P

 - assistant - R

 - Grenadier - R with RG attachment

 - Riflemen x 3 - R

 

 Support section - 11 men - 2 x MG, 2 x ATW, 5 x SMG, 2 x P, 4 x R, 2 x Pack horse

 - Section Leader - SMG

 - AT Gunner x 2 - ATW, R

 - AT Assistant x 2 - SMG

 - MG Gunner x 2 - MG, P

 - MG Assistant x 2 - R

 - MG Ammo bearer x 2 - SMG, Pack horse

 

Support platoon - 41 men - 3 x 60mm mortar, 2 x 75mm RCL, 3 x MG, 4 x ATW, 18 x SMG, 19 x R, 4 x P, 8 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 Command section - 3 men -  2 x SMG, 1 x P

 - Platoon Cmd - SMG

 - Plt Cmd 2inC - SMG

 - Medic - P

 

 AT Section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 5 x SMG, 4 x R

 - Section leader - SMG

 - AT gunner x 4 - ATW, R

 - Assistant x 4 - SMG

 

 RCL Section - 9 men, 2 x 75mm RCL, 3 x SMG, 6 x R, 2 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - SMG

 - Gunner x 2 - R

 - Loader x 2 - R

 - Ammo handler x 2  - R, Pack horse

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SMG - Ammo horse

 

 MG Section - 10 men - 3 x MG, 3 x R, 4 x SMG, 3 x P, 3 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - SMG

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG, P

 - Assistant x 3 - R (one has RG attachment)

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SMG - Pack horse

 

 Mortar Section - 10 men - 3 x 60mm mortar, 4 x SMG, 6 x R, 3 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - SMG

 - Gunner x 3 - R

 - Loader x 3 - R

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SMG, Pack horse

 

Total strength - 180 men (7 + 3 x 44 + 41) -  9 x MG, 2 x 75mm RCL, 3 x 60mm mortar, 10 x ATW, 9 x LMG, 2 x SR, 78 x SMG, 76 x R (10 with RG attachment), 27 x P, 14 x Pack horse, 2 x ammo horse

 

Logistic part:

Driver x 2

Light vehicle 1/4t  with radio x 1

Radiomen x 1 - P (in the above light vehicle)

Truck x 1 (various types, but GMC 2.5t most probably)


Edited by bojan, 15 August 2018 - 0734 AM.

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Posted 15 August 2018 - 0715 AM

 

1962 Hill (Infantry) Company

 

 

Same basic organization as 1962 Infantry Company with following exceptions:

 - 2 snipers at Co HQ

 - Mortar section had 3 x 60mm instead of 2 x 81mm mortars

 - Company had less motor transport and had pack horses as a primary method of transport

 

 

Company HQ - 7 men - 2 x SMG, 2 x SR, 5 x P

- Co Cmd - P

- Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - SMG

- Co Jr. Officer - SMG

- Radioman - P

- Medic - P

- Sniper/scout x 2 - SR, P

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 44 men - 2 x MG, 2 x ATW, 3 x LMG, 22 x SMG, 14 x R (9 with rifle-grenade attachment), 8 x P, 2 x Pack horse

 Command Section - 3 men - 2 x SMG, 1 x P

 - Platoon Cmd - SMG

 - Plt Cmd 2inC - SMG

 - Medic - P

 

 Rifle Section x 3 - 10 men - 1 x LMG, 5 x SMG, 4 x R (3 with RG attachment), 1 x P

 - Section leader - SMG

 - SMG gunner x 4 - SMG (1st SMG gunner is also a section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner - LMG, P

 - assistant - R

 - Riflemen x 3 - R w/RG attachment

 

 Support section - 11 men - 2 x MG, 2 x ATW, 5 x SMG, 4 x P, 2 x R, 2 x Pack horse

 - Section Leader - SMG

 - AT Gunner x 2 - ATW, P

 - AT Assistant x 2 - SMG

 - MG Gunner x 2 - MG, P

 - MG Assistant x 2 - R

 - MG Ammo bearer x 2 - SMG, Pack horse

 

Support platoon - 36 men - 3 x 60mm mortar, 2 x 75mm RCL, 6 x ATW, 17 x SMG, 7 x R, 12 x P, 5 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 Command section - 3 men -  2 x SMG, 1 x P

 - Platoon Cmd - SMG

 - Plt Cmd 2inC - SMG

 - Medic - P

 

 AT Section x 2 - 7 men - 3 x ATW, 4 x SMG, 3 x P

 - Section leader - SMG

 - AT gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - SMG

 

 RCL Section - 9 men, 2 x 75mm RCL, 3 x SMG, 2 x P, 4 x R, 2 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - SMG

 - Gunner x 2 - P, RCL

 - Loader x 2 - R

 - Ammo handler x 2  - R, Pack horse

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SMG - Ammo horse

 

 Mortar Section - 10 men - 3 x 60mm mortar, 4 x SMG, 3 x P, 3 x R, 3 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - SMG

 - Gunner x 3 - P, Mortar

 - Loader x 3 - R

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SMG, Pack horse

 

Total strength - 175 men (7 + 3 x 44 + 36) -  6 x MG, 2 x 75mm RCL, 3 x 60mm mortar, 12 x ATW, 9 x LMG, 2 x SR, 85 x SMG, 49 x R (27 with RG attachment), 41 x P, 11 x Pack horse, 2 x ammo horse

 

Logistic part:

Driver x 2

Light vehicle 1/4t  with radio x 1

Radiomen x 1 - P (in the above light vehicle)

Truck x 1 (various types, but GMC 2.5t most probably)


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Posted 15 August 2018 - 0727 AM

1969. Hill (Infantry) company

 

 

Major reorganization, organized in line of Light (Infantry) Company, in order to make rifle platoons more mobile:

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 2 x SMG, 2 x SAR, 5 x P, 2 x SR

 - Co Cmd - P

 - Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - SMG

 - Co Jr. Officer - SMG

 - radioman - P

 - medic  - P

 - Runner - SAR

 - Sniper/Scout x 2 - SR, P

 - NBC scout - SAR

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 29 men - 3 x LMG, 13 x SMG, 12 x SAR, 4 x P

 - Platoon commander - SMG

 - Medic - P

 

 Rifle Section x 3 - 9 men - 1 x LMG, 1 x P, 4 x SAR, 4 x SMG

 - Section leader - SMG

 - SMG gunner x 3 - SMG (1st one is section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner - LMG, P

 - assistant - SAR

 - Riflemen x 3 - SAR

 

Support Platoon - 31 men - 3 x MG, 4 x ATW, 4 x 60mm mortar, 4 x SMG, 15 x SAR, 12 x P

 - Platoon commander - SMG

 - Medic - P

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 3 x P, 1 x SMG, 6 x SAR, 3 x Pack Horse

 - Section leader - SMG

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SAR, Pack horse

 

 AT section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 1 x SMG, 4 x SAR, 4 x P
 - Section leader - SMG

 - AT Gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - SAR

 

 Mortar Section  - 10 men - 4 x 60mm mortar, 1 x SMG, 5 x SAR, 4 x P, 4 x Pack Horse

 - Section leader - SMG

 - Horse handler - SAR

 - Gunner x 4 - P, Mortar

 - Loader x 4 - SAR, Pack horse

 

 

Total - 127 men (9 + 3 x 29 + 31) - 4 x 60mm mortar, 3 x MG, 9 x LMG, 4 x ATW, 45 x SMG, 53 x SAR, 29 x P, 2 x SR

 

Logistic part:

Driver x 2 - P

Light vehicle x 1

Small trailer x 1

Truck x 1


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 0621 AM

1971. Hill (Infantry) Company, version 1

 

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 2 x AR, 1 x SAR, 6 x P, 2 x SR

- Co Cmd - P

- Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - AR

- Co Jr. Officer - AR

- radioman - P

- medic - P

- Sniper/Scout x 2 - SR, P

- NBC scout - SAR

- Driver - P, light vehicle w/trailer

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 39 men - 3 x MG, 4 x LMG, 13 x AR, 18 x SAR, 8 x P, 3 x Pack horse

- Platoon commander - AR

- Medic - P

 

 Reinforced Rifle Section - 9 men - 2 x LMG, 2 x P, 4 x SAR, 3 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - SMG gunner x 2 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner x 2 - LMG, P

 - assistant x 2 - SAR

 - Riflemen x 2 - SAR

 

 Rifle Section x 2 - 9 men - 1 x LMG, 1 x P, 4 x SAR, 4 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - SMG gunner x 3 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner - LMG, P

 - assistant - SAR

 - Riflemen x 3 - SAR

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 3 x P, 1 x AR, 6 x SAR

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SAR, Pack horse

 

Support Platoon - 34 men - 4 x ATW, 2 x 82mm RCL, 4 x 60mm mortar, 4 x AR, 18 x SAR, 12 x P, 6 x Pack horse, 2 x ammo horse

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Radioman - SAR

 - Driver - P, Truck

 

 AT section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 1 x AR, 4 x SAR, 4 x P
 - Section leader - AR

 - AT Gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - SAR

 

 RCL Section - 11 men, 2 x 82mm RCL, 1 x AR, 8 x SAR, 2 x P, 2 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Gunner x 2 - RCL, P

 - Loader x 2 - SAR

 - Ammo handler x 4 - SAR, Pack horse

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SAR, Ammo horse

 

 

 Mortar Section - 10 men - 4 x 60mm mortar, 1 x AR, 5 x SAR, 4 x P, 4 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse handler - SAR

 - Gunner x 4 - P

 - Loader x 4 - SAR, Pack horse

 

 

Total - 160 (9 + 3 x 39 + 34) men - 4 x 60mm Mortar, 2 x 82mm RCL, 9 x MG, 12 x LMG, 4 x ATW, 2 x SR, 45 x AR, 75 x SAR, 42 x P, 1 x truck, 1 x light vehicle w/trailer, 15 x Pack horse, 2 x ammo horse


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 0639 AM

1971. Hill (Infantry) Company, version 2

 

Unlike Infantry version this one dispersed with a 2 x Sniper at Co HQ and every Platoon command element got single sniper. Two rifle sections in plt were reduced to 8 men.

 

Company HQ - 8 men - 2 x AR, 2 x SAR, 4 x P,

 - Co Cmd - P

 - Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - AR

 - Co Jr. Officer - AR

 - radioman - P

 - medic - P

 - NBC scout - SAR

 - Driver - P, truck

 - runner - SAR

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 38 men - 3 x MG, 2 x LMG, 4 x SAW, 11 x AR, 16 x SAR, 6 x P, 3 x Pack horse

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Sniper - SR

 

 Reinforced Rifle Section - 9 men - 2 x LMG, 2 x P, 4 x SAR, 3 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - SMG gunner x 2 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

 - LMG gunner x 2 - LMG, P

 - assistant x 2 - SAR

 - Riflemen x 2 - SAR

 

 Rifle Section x 2 - 8 men - 2 x SAW, 3 x SAR, 3 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - SMG gunner x 2 - AR (1st one is section 2inC)

  - SAW gunner x 2 - SAW

 - Riflemen x 3 - SAR

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 3 x P, 1 x AR, 6 x SAR

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SAR, Pack horse

 

Support Platoon - 34 men - 8 x ATW, 2 x 82mm RCL, 2 x 81mm mortar, 4 x AR, 18 x SAR, 12 x P

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 - Radioman - SAR

 - Driver - P, truck

 

 AT section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 1 x AR, 4 x SAR, 4 x P
 - Section leader - AR

 - AT Gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - SAR

 

 RCL Section - 11 men, 2 x 82mm RCL, 1 x AR, 8 x SAR, 3 x P, 2 x Pack Horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Gunner x 2 - RCL, P

 - Loader x 2 - SAR

 - Ammo handler x 4 - SAR, Pack Horse

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - SAR, Ammo Horse

 

 

 Mortar Section - 10 men - 4 x 60mm mortar, 1 x AR, 5 x SAR, 4 x P

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse handler - SAR

 - Gunner x 4 - P

 - Loader x 4 - SAR, Pack horse

 

Total - 156 (8 + 3 x 38 + 34) men - 4 x 60mm Mortar, 2 x 82mm RCL, 9 x MG, 6 x LMG, 12 x SAW, 4 x ATW, 3 x SR, 39 x AR, 68 x SAR, 34 x P, 2 x truck, 15 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 0811 AM

1981/1983. Hill (Infantry) Company

 - Continuation on the 1969. pattern as a lighter version w/o support section in rifle platoons. Only difference between 1981 and 1983 pattern is one less men in each rifle section.

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 2 x AR, 3 x SAR, 4 x P

 - Company commander - P

 - Co 2inC/Political Officer - AR

 - Co Jr. Officer - AR

 - Medic - P
 - radioman - SAR
 - Runner x 2 - SAR
 - driver x 2 - P, truck/light vehicle with trailer
 

Hill (Rifle) Platoon x 3 - 31/28 men - 6 x SAW, 2 x SR, 22/19 x AR, 1 x P

 - Platoon Commander - AR

 - Sniper x 2 - SR

 - Medic - P

 

 Rifle Section x 3 - 9/8 men - 2 x SAW, 7/6 x AR

 - Section Leader - AR
 - SAW gunner x 2 - SAW

 - Riflemen x 6/5 - AR

 

Support Platoon - 33 men - 4 x 60mm Mortar, 4 x ATW, 3 x MG, 4 x AR, 16 x SAR, 12 x P

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Radioman - SAR

 - Medic - P

 - Runner - SAR

 

 AT Section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 1 x AR, 4 x SAR, 4 x P

 - Section leader - AR
 - AT gunner x 4 - ATW, P
 - Assistant x 4 - SAR

 

 MG Section - 10 men - 3 x MG, 1 x AR, 6 x SAR, 3 x P, 3 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG Gunner x 3 - MG, P

 - Assistant x 3 - SAR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - SAR, Pack Horse

 

 Mortar Section - 10 men - 4 x 60mm mortar, 1 x AR, 4 x SAR, 4 x P, 4 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse handler - SAR

 - Gunner x 4 - Mortar, P

 - Loader x 4 - SAR, Pack horse

 

Total  (9 + 31/28 x 3 + 33) - 135/126 men, 4 x 60mm Mortar, 4 x ATW, 3 x MG, 18 x SAW, 6 x SR, 70/61 x AR, 19 x SAR, 19 x P, 1 x Truck, 1 x Light vehicle w/trailer, 7 x Pack horse


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 0842 AM

1985/1990. Hill (Infantry) Company

 - Based on 1985 Infantry Company. 1985 has 1 x SAW per section, 1990 has two. 1990. also removed NBC scout.

 

 

Company HQ - 9/8 men - 4 x AR, 3 x AP, 2 x P, 1 x LAW

 - Company commander - AP

 - Co Cmd 2inC/Political officer - AP 

 - Co Jr.Officer - AR

 - Medic - P
 - NBC scout (removed in 1990. org) - AR

 - radioman - P

 - runner x 2 - AR
 - driver - AP, truck

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 36 men - 3 x MG, 3/6 x SAW, 3 x SR, 26/23 x AR, 1 x P, 13 x LAW, 3 x Pack Horse

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Medic - P

 

 Rifle Section x 3 - 8 men - 1/2 x SAW, 1 x SR, 6/5 x AR, 4 x LAW

 - Section leader - AR

 - SAW Gunner x 1/2 - SAW

 - Sniper - SR

 - Riflemen x 5/4 - AR, LAW (R1 is section 2inC)

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 7 x AR, 1 x LAW, 3 x Pack Horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG

 - Assistant x 3 - AR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - AR, Pack horse (ammo bearer 1 carries LAW),

 

Support Platoon - variable number of men and equipment - see bellow:

- Platoon commander - AR

- Medic  - P

 

 Generally configurations are as following

 

 - RCL Section + AT Section + Mortar Section (82mm) - more gentle hill terrain with major roads - 33 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 4 x ATW, 2 x 82mm Mortar, 24 x AR, 9 x P, 4 x Pack horse, 4 x Ammo horse

 

 - RCL Section + AT Section + Mortar Section (60mm) - general configuration, standard hill terrain with roads - 33 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 4 x ATW, 4 x 60mm Mortar, 22 x AR, 11 x P, 6 x Pack Horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 

 - 2 x AT Section + Mortar Section (60mm) - hard hill terrain with few roads - 30 men - 8 x ATW, 4 x 60mm Mortar, 17 x AR, 13 x P, 4 x Pack horse

 

 AT Section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 4 x P, 5 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - AT gunner x 4 - ATW, P

 - Assistant x 4 - AR

 

 RCL Section - 12 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 2 x P, 10 x AR, 2 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse Handler - AR

 - RCL gunner - P

 - RCL crew x 8 (no specific designation of duties in this org) - AR

 

 Mortar Section (60mm) - 10 men - 4 x 60mm mortar, 6 x AR, 4 x P, 1 x LAW, 4 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse handler - SAR

 - Gunner x 4 - Mortar, P

 - Loader x 4 - SAR, Pack horse

 

 Mortar Section (82mm) - 10 men - 2 x 82mm mortar, 8 x AR, 2 x P, 1 x LAW, 2 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse handler - AR

 - Gunner x 2 - Mortar, P

 - Loader x 2 - AR

 - Ammo handler x 2 - AR, , Pack horse

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - AR, , Ammo horse

 

Total strength - 150/150/147 (9 + 3 x 36 + 33/33/30) or 149/149/146 men (8 + 3 x 36 + 33/33/30) - 2/2/0 x 82mm RCL + 4/4/8 x ATW, 2/0/0 x 82mm or 0/4/4 x 60mm Mortar, 9 x MG, 9/18 x SAW, 9 x SR, 106/104/99 or 96/94/89 x AR, 3 x AP, 14/16/18 x P,  41 x LAW, 1 x truck, 13/15/13 x Pack horse, 4/2/0 x Ammo horse

3 x pack horses in the MG sections can be replaced with 2W cart and a towing horse, in which case company has following transport:

1 x truck, 4/5/4 x pack horse, 4/2/0 x ammo horse, 3 x towing horse, 3 x 2W cart.


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 1645 PM

1993. Hill (Infantry) Company

 - Slightly changed previous org in line with 1993. changes to a rifle section, additional Plt 2inC and personal weapons

 

 

Company HQ - 9 men - 7 x AR, 2 x P, 1 x LAW

 - Company commander - AP

 - Co Cmd 2inC - AR

 - Co Jr.Officer - AR

 - Medic - P
 - NBC scout - AR

 - radioman - P

 - runner x 2 - AR
 - driver - AR, truck

 

Rifle Platoon x 3 - 37 men - 3 x MG, 3 x LMG, 3 x SAW, 3 x SR, 24 x AR, 1 x P, 15 x LAW

 - Platoon commander - AR

 - Platoon 2inC - AR

 - Medic - P

 

 Rifle Section x 3 - 8 men - 2 x SAW, 1 x SR, 5 x AR, 4 x LAW

 - Section leader - AR, LAW

 - SAW Gunner - SAW

 - LMG Gunner - LMG

 - Assistant - AR

 - Sniper - SR

 - Riflemen x 3 - AR, LAW (R1 is section 2inC)

 

 MG Section - 10 men, 3 x MG, 7 x AR, 3 x LAW, 3 x Pack Horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - MG gunner x 3 - MG

 - Assistant x 3 - AR

 - Ammo bearer x 3 - AR, LAW, Pack horse

 

Support Platoon - variable number of men and equipment - see bellow:

- Platoon commander - AR

- Platoon 2inC - AR

 

 Generally configurations are as following

 

 - RCL Section + AT Section + Mortar Section (82mm) - more gentle hill terrain with major roads - 33 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 4 x ATW, 2 x 82mm Mortar, 31 x AR, 2 x P, 4 x Pack horse, 4 x Ammo horse

 

 - RCL Section + AT Section + Mortar Section (60mm) - general configuration, standard hill terrain with roads - 33 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 4 x ATW, 4 x 60mm Mortar, 29 x AR, 4 x P, 6 x Pack Horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 

 - 2 x AT Section + Mortar Section (60mm) - hard hill terrain with few roads - 30 men - 8 x ATW, 4 x 60mm Mortar, 26 x AR, 4 x P, 4 x Pack horse

 

 AT Section - 9 men - 4 x ATW, 9 x AR

 - Section leader - AR

 - AT gunner x 4 - ATW, AR

 - Assistant x 4 - AR

 

 RCL Section - 12 men - 2 x 82mm RCL, 2 x P, 12 x AR, 2 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse Handler - AR

 - RCL gunner - RCL, AR

 - RCL crew x 8 (no specific designation of duties in this org) - AR

 

 Mortar Section (60mm) - 10 men - 4 x 60mm mortar, 6 x AR, 4 x P, 2 x LAW, 4 x Pack horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse handler - SAR

 - Gunner x 4 - Mortar, P

 - Loader x 4 - SAR, Pack horse

 

 Mortar Section (82mm) - 10 men - 2 x 82mm mortar, 8 x AR, 2 x P, 2 x LAW, 2 x Pack horse, 2 x Ammo horse

 - Section leader - AR

 - Horse handler - AR

 - Gunner x 2 - Mortar, P

 - Loader x 2 - AR

 - Ammo handler x 2 - AR, , Pack horse

 - Ammo bearer x 2 - AR, , Ammo horse

 

Total strength - 153/153/150 (9 + 3 x 37 + 33/33/30) men - 2/2/0 x 82mm RCL + 4/4/8 x ATW, 2/0/0 x 82mm or 0/4/4 x 60mm Mortar, 9 x MG, 9 x LMG, 9 x SAW, 9 x SR, 110/108/105 x AR, 7/9/9 x P,  48 x LAW, 13/15/13 x Pack horse, 4/2/0 x Ammo horse


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 1914 PM

 

their sections were very similar to ours

 

Rifle or various support ones?

 

The basic 8 man rifle section was taught to everyone, Section Commander with SMG, LMG gunner (FNC2) with a support gunner (FNC1). The rest of the 5 men would have FNC1's. Ammo for the LMG would be spread across the section, along with grenades. 


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