Section (military unit)

A section is a military sub-subunit. It usually consists of between 6 and 20 personnel. NATO and U.S. doctrine define a section as an organization "larger than a squad, but smaller than a platoon."[1][2][3] As such, two or more sections usually make up an army platoon or an air force flight.

U.S. Army and Indian Army soldiers, numbering roughly the size of a section, during a military exercise

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