The course covers post ejection procedures, survival medicine, day and night land navigation
, evasion travel and camouflage, air signals and aircraft vectoring, hoist training and other combat rescue procedures, conduct after capture and Code of Conduct.
Successful applicants will be invited to attend the mandatory Search and Rescue 101, which covers search techniques, land navigation
, tracking, rescue and recovery, and first aid.
The physical and mental tests include hikes carrying loads up to 69kg, swimming, obstacle courses, land navigation
and weapons assembly.
The facility will also have a location to conduct land navigation
training and capstone exercises, and a mock embassy compound that replicates embassy structures.
Other skills such as land navigation
, map making, observation and patrolling need to be mastered before shooting, which only accounts for 20 percent of the curriculum in sniper school, according to (http://www.
The course, which was led by a local expert with border management and patrolling skills, focused on analysis and observation through the use of topographic maps, satellite imagery and other tools and field exercises on alpine topography, land navigation
and tactical movement by GPS.
Among the events designed to test the participants were an Army physical fitness test, live-fire weapons ranges, casualty evacuation, day and night land navigation
, an obstacle course, cross country run, written exams, and state command sergeant major board.
It is powered by two four-stroke gasoline-fed engines: a 22-horsepower engine for land navigation
and a 15-hp unit for water navigation, according to Dr.
The officer in-charge of the course gave a brief presentation about the stages of training, including infantry drills, map-and-compass, field skills, diurnal and nocturnal land navigation
, light and medium weapons shooting.
The first military competition consisted of a pentathlon, which included rifle and pistol marksmanship, land and water obstacle courses, grenade throwing, and land navigation
Years of deployments and deployment-focused training, coupled with daily sustainment missions, had led to a significant decrease in the "Knight's Brigade" Soldiers' ability to conduct land navigation
Troops were mentally and physically tested during the competition, which included a written examination, an oral board, a physical fitness test, a 3-mile run with weapon, a 2-mile kettle ball run, an obstacle course, day and night land navigation
, and combatives.