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MAN training for ADF gathers pace

16th March 2017 - 11:55 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Brisbane


The Australian Defence Force's (ADF) introduction into service (IIS) training conversion programme for drivers is in full swing as the military continues to roll out its new fleet of Rheinmetall MAN trucks and modules (including flatracks) and Haulmark trailers.

Maj Charles De-Zilva, officer commanding of the Land 121 Training Team, emphasised that the driver conversion training bridges the gap between the legacy fleet and the new Land 121 Phase 3B capability.

'We're training the gap, not the experience,' he explained to Shephard at the Greenbank Training Area near Brisbane. 'The course thus concentrates on exposing professional drivers, who currently hold

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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