Heavy Weapons course run by Task Group Taji

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Heavy Weapons course run by Task Group Taji (1.25 mins)

Selected trainees from the Iraqi Ranger Battalion recently conducted their final assessment on heavy weapons systems including the 50. Calibre Heavy Machine Gun, 61mm Mortar and the 40mm GLA as part of the Heavy Weapons course run by Task Group Taji. Defence Force personnel from Australia and New Zealand are training members of the Iraqi Security Forces to defeat the Daesh terrorist group. They are deployed on active service to Iraq as part of Task Group Taji 5. The training includes: the laws of armed conflict, weapons handling, first aid, vehicle checkpoints, explosive hazards awareness, building clearances and obstacle breaching techniques. Instruction is inclusive of tactics, techniques and procedures from squad through to company-level operations for use in the fight against Daesh.

Publish Date 21 Nov 2017
Tags V20170511
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