These women have made it through the Ranger course and other trainings for special operations job that involve combat water survival, gruelling physical fitness tests, day and night land navigation
, extended patrols through various climates, long road marches carrying heavy packs, and extensive mental, psychological and leadership testing.
as it was headed to a land navigation
site as part of standard summer cadet training, said West Point's superintendent, Lt.
The events included the new Army Combat Fitness Test, soon to be implemented Army wide, the current Army Physical Fitness Test, weapons qualification, land navigation
, Army knowledge written test, and a grueling 12-mile ruck march.
Petrov is a graduate engineer in Computer Engineering, and in 1990 he was Head of Land Navigation
Assistance at the Ministry of Defense.
They help with air, sea and land navigation
, and are used for credit card authorization and financial transactions.
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.
--Conduct land navigation
without Global Positioning System (GPS) or JBC-P, with only certain elements allowed to turn on their systems during a coordinated time.
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.