Foot Infantry Rifle Platoon

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Platoon Type (Specialty) Foot
Platoon Size (Squad/Platoon) 28 (7/4)
Technical specifications
Primary Weapon 24 Auto-Rifles
Secondary Weapon 4 Portable Machine Guns
Armor Standard Infantry Kit
Tech Base/Rating Inner Sphere (C/B-B-B)
Transport Weight 3 tons
Ground MP 1
Jump MP 0
Armor Divisor 1
To-Hit Modifier (Range in Hexes) –1 (0 Hexes), 0 (1 Hex), +2 (2 Hexes), +4 (3 Hexes)
BV (1.0) 82


The most basic of foot infantry platoons, this type of unit is most often found fighting from emplacements or mechanized with the support of transport type Vehicles.


Often armed with rifles and other weapons that the individual trooper owns supplimented by support weaponry provided by the unit the type and complexity of weaponry in this type of platoon can vary wildly by region and faction.


  • Heavy Armor 
    These troops trade their mobility for protection. Troopers are equipped with full suits of ballistic plate combat armor, making them effectively twice as hard to kill but preventing them making anti-Mech swarming attacks. Such armor requires constant maintenance. [1]


  1. Maximum Tech, p. 39