A battalion was a military unit, usually equivalent to a squadron, bigger than a company and smaller than a regiment.

The Vaadwaur brought a single battalion, numbering around a thousand soldiers with their families, and their equipment underground when the Vaadwaur homeworld was attacked in 1484, planning to come out of stasis after five years. (VOY: "Dragon's Teeth")

In a holoprogram set in 1944 France, three additional German Panzer battalions occupied Sainte Claire awaiting an American attack. (VOY: "The Killing Game")

Jonathan Archer's great-grandfather commanded a battalion in North Africa during the Eugenics Wars. His battalion was evacuating civilians from an area when it was attacked, so Archer's ancestor negotiated a truce with the enemy CO until a school full of children could be evacuated. (ENT: "Hatchery")

In the 24th century, one Cardassian military unit was the Third Battalion of the First Order. (DS9: "Empok Nor")

After Weyoun 6 had helped Odo destroy a Jem'Hadar fighter in 2375, Weyoun 7 ordered Damar to send, if necessary, a whole battalion from the Dominion base at Olmerak to stop their runabout. (DS9: "Treachery, Faith and the Great River")

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