R | | Action, Thriller
During a routine exercise, a team of National Guards are threatened by angry and violent locals.
The production shoot for this movie went for nine weeks with cast and crew working six day weeks.
Hey Spencer. What about company command? They should be wondering about us, don't you think?
Spencer: No. Not yet.
Simms: We've been out of contact for 12 hours.
Cpl. 'Coach' Bowden: He's right. They should be looking for us by now.
Spencer: No way. National Guard, remember. We were supposed to...
Within one sentence, Sgt. Casper describes his unit as both a "squad" and "Team Bravo" (meaning a fire team). It could be either a small squad or a large fire team, but not both. A platoon generally consists of three or four squads, and a squad generally consists of two fire teams. A fire team consists of roughly four to six individuals, and is the smallest infantry unit in the Army.
$116,943 (USA) (27 September 1981)