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Support Platoons available for an Armoured Squadron can be: • • 0 to 1 Motor Platoon (p. 56) or Rifle Platoon (p. 59), o to 1 Scout Patrol (p. 56), o to 1 Field Platoon, Royal Engineers (p. 63), Combining years of training and combat-experienced officers with their vast desert experience, the armoured regiments of the Desert Rats are ready to meet Hider's Panzers. An Armoured Squadron is rated as Reluctant Veteran. HEADQUARTERS Company Command Cromwell IV 2iC Command Cromwell IV Cromwell VI CS Cromwell VI CS Sherman ARV COMPANY HQ Crusader A/A SUBALTERN .
CHARACTERISTICS Stanley is a an Independent Warrior team rated as Fearless Veteran. He is a Gun team armed with a 6 pdr anti-tank gun and is accompanied by a Loyd Carrier. He replaces one 6 pdr gun and Loyd Carrier in an Anti-tank Gun Platoon of the 7 th Armoured Division for +25 points. SPECIAL RULES Tom, Dick, 'n 'aery: While Tom Stanley shows initiative in the deployment of his gun, he is still just a sergeant. Although Stanley is an Independent team he can deploy in Ambush if his Anti-tank Platoon is in Ambush.
HEADQUARTERS Company Command Cromwell IV 2iC Command Cromwell IV Cromwell VI CS Cromwell VI CS Sherman ARV COMPANY HQ Crusader A/A SUBALTERN . : Command Cromwell IV • Armoured platoons are designed for the attack. With their speed and hitting power they can easily roll over enemy formations after moving to the flank and engaging them. The hard-hitting 17 pdr of the Firefly VC tank can take on the hardest German targets. •• t •• Cromwell IV In the defence, the platoon can create a large volume of fire with its almost unlimited supply of ammunition.