View Full Version : [Question] ADF Riflemans

2009-02-07, 18:43
Hello everyone!

I just saw this footage of Australian forces in Afghanistan and as you can see by your selfs almost every rifleman in the squad looks like he got a Light AT weapon(Please correct me if it isnt one).

Will the a light AT be included in all ADF rifleman kits?


2009-02-07, 18:46
propobly no, cos of balancing

2009-02-07, 19:14
Thanks ;)

2009-02-07, 20:36
LATs are single shot and light weight, so often you will have a couple of them around in a squad, In PR, the rifleman's Ammo bag is capable of resupplying a LAT to simulate carrying extra ones and still being a restricted kit.

2009-02-08, 02:33
Australian infantry are mad imbalanced in real life.

Now if only we had a Navy.

2009-02-08, 02:40
I only counted 2...

I think a lot were shots of the same 2 guys.

2009-02-08, 13:08
As said before they are one shot disposable rocket launches, i have also seen numerous pic of the brits with them to.

This footage is about 3 yrs old


2009-02-08, 21:34
2 in game squads = 2 real fire teams = 1 real squad = 2 LATs.. Amiright?


2009-05-04, 03:30
ReadMenace;929311']2 in game squads = 2 real fire teams = 1 real squad = 2 LATs.. Amiright?


Err, not really. The standard Infantry section (or Squad, for you Yanks) consists of 9 men in three groups, Rifle/Assault, Command and Gun. Three per group obviously.

Some battalions change their SOP's to fit the environment, and there is a push to break the 9 man section into 2 fire teams of 4 with a LCPL in charge of each fireteam, and a CPL in charge overall.

2010-04-20, 12:41
as of 2012 all regular forces will begin deploying with enhanced infantry capability organization, regular section will be made up of two "bricks" or 4 man teams in a 40 or 44 man platoon made up of 3 or 4 bricks in the maneuver section and one 12 or 16 man maneuver support section made up of 3 or 4 teams. but all things are based on the deployment situation. so don't take this as ridged fact.

2010-04-20, 14:10
Just like few people in one squad of the Us soldiers having underbarrel granade launchers.

edit: meaning more than one

2010-04-21, 01:27
IACR configuration currently puts the manouever section (8man brick) as being capable but not limited too fielding. 2x EIW-C F88sA3 2xEIW-G F88sA3 2xEIW-EO F88sA3 2x7.62 minimi (AKA maximi) LMG. various HE delivery systems (not including the UGL capability) are included in the deployable assets of the DLIFE Brick, and are deployed in a modular capability dependent on mission profile.