Combined Arms - Motorized

Training code

In this course the participants will be expected to understand both the benefits and downsides of working with motorized vehicles, they will be tested on their knowledge of the major threats to the vehicles and how to best ensure their safety in combat. They will also demonstrate knowledge of motorized vehicle roles in convoys, and what roles/responsibilities their crew has. In addition we will briefly go over the typical crew served weapons that are mounted on light vehicles.

Qualification prerequisites

To pass this checklisted training you can only fail to demonstrate one minor qualifications. Failing to demonstrate any of the 4 major proficiencies will result in a failure. The examiner will explain why you failed these points and what you can do to pass them. The test can be retaken after a period of seven days. Only the points that led to the previous failure will be reassessed.

  • (MAJ) Understand the benefits of working with motorized vehicles
    • Mobility
    • Base of fire
    • Protection
    • Mobile supply points
  • (MAJ) Understand the downsides of working with motorized vehicles
    • Lack of stealth
    • Potential Hazard
  • (MAJ) Be aware of the major threats to motorized vehicles
    • Mines/IED's
    • Medium/Heavy weaponry
  • (MAJ) Understand how to migitate the downsides of working with motorized vehicles, and minimize the threat to them.
    • Maintain situational awarenes
    • Recon
    • Spacing
    • Dismounting/Defense
  • (MINOR) Be aware of the roles and responsibilities within a motorized vehicle
    • Driver
    • Navigator
    • Gunner
    • Passengers
  • (MINOR) Understand the main roles of motorized vehicles in a convoy
    • Forward scouts
    • Transportation
    • Rapid Response
    • Resupply
  • (MINOR) Know how to use the weapons typically installed on motorized vehicles
    • CSW systems
      • M2
      • Mk19
      • TOW

Awarded upon completion:

3 MM