Platoon - ISTAR Systems to Support Combat Platoon
Platoon is a basic maneuver unit capable of independent combat operations. ISTAR systems to support combat platoon shall improve situational awareness and commanders‘ overview. These systems help to plan and follow activity of platoon and its squads, support effective deployment of crew-served weapons and small arms and ISTAR architecture. Skills of ISTAR combat platoons can be employed by higher-level units (company). Platoon level ISTAR operators can be regarded as forwarded elements of artillery and close air support.