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Anti-tanks

The Anti-tank wing trains army and RM specialists to defeat the threat posed by armoured vehicles through the tactical employment of the Javelin weapon system.

The anti-tank course is pitched at all levels of command within the platoon. Running for a total of 11 weeks for the Detachment Comd and 9 weeks for the PCs/2ICs and SCs.

The anti-tank wing also concentrates on armoured fighting vehicle recognition, students learn to recognise different enemy vehicles and understand their capabilities to aid them in target identification in an operational environment.

Live firing is the highlight of each course; top students from each of the three courses will get an opportunity to fire a Javelin missile at the end of the final exercise. There are three courses per year which cater for integrated training for reserve anti-tank specialists.

 

Course

Rank

Training

Remarks

Atk Platoon Commander/2IC

CSgt-Capt

Command and administrate an Atk Platoon.  Plan and coordinate Anti-armour effects at Battlegroup level.

3 courses a year run concurrently to allow both levels to work together.

Atk Section Commander

Cpl (for promotion to Sgt)

Command and control two Anti- Tank Detachments in action. Develop expertise in the tactical siting of the Javelin weapon system.

Atk DCs

LCpl (for promotion to Cpl)

Skill At Arms phase. This demands that the students become proficient instructors on the Javelin Missile system.

Have a robust knowledge of the tactics techniques and procedures for fighting and defeating an armoured enemy.