The 7th Cavalry Battalion of the United Earth Alliance was part of the 1st Division of the UEA Land Force, and at the time comprised of 3000 soldiers and 800 AFVs. The 31st Company consisted of 120 soldiers (40 drivers, 60 gunners, and 20 commanders) and 60 recon-class AFVs affectionately called “Gunned Plums” due to their distinctive purple color while their holoscramblers were turned off. The 31st Company was further divided into unnumbered squads of 6 soldiers (1 commander, 2 drivers, and 3 gunners) in 3 vehicles.