In militar terminology, a squad is a smaa militar unit led bi a non-commissioned officer (NCO)[1] that is subordinate tae an infantry platoon. In kintras follaeing the Brrrtish Airmy tradeetion (Australian Airmy, Canadian Airmy, an ithers), this organization is referred tae as a section. In maist airmies, a squad consists o aicht tae fowerteen sodgers,[2] an mey be further subdividit intae fireteams.


  1. "Squad/Section". Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  2. "US Army Chain of Command". 2013-07-19. Retrieved 2013-10-17.