::Company (military unit)
A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–250 soldiers and usually commanded by a major. Most companies are formed of three to six platoons, although the exact number may vary by country, unit type, and structure. Several companies are grouped to form a battalion or regiment, the latter of which is sometimes formed by several battalions.
Certain sub-units were raised as independent companies that reported to no higher unit headquarters.
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