(2) Rifle platoon. The platoon HQ provides leadership and directs the training, maintenance,
and tactical employment of the rifle squads.
(3) Antiarmor section. This section provides long-range, direct antiarmor fire in support of
the rifle company.
c. Antiarmor company. This company's mission is to reinforce the direct antiarmor fire of the
rifle companies. There are 65 soldiers (5 officers and 60 enlisted) in this company. Figure 1-10 shows
the organization of the antiarmor company.
Figure 1-10. Organization of the anti-armor company
(1) Company HQ. The company HQ provides the command, control, administration, and
logistical support required for unit operations.
(2) Antiarmor platoon. Each antiarmor platoon has two sections that provide long-range
direct antiarmor fire again tanks, antiarmor vehicles, and other point targets.
Task Organization. The capability of the tank and mechanized infantry battalions is increased
through task organization. Based on his estimate of the situation, the brigade commander task-organizes
armor and mechanized infantry battalions by cross-attaching companies between these units. As a rule,
cross-attachment is done at battalion, because the battalion has the necessary command and control and
support capabilities to employ