Task Group Taji training Baghdad Fighting School


Task Group Taji training Baghdad Fighting School (1.6 mins)

Task Group Taji-6 is conducting a “train the trainer” course with Iraqi Army Instructors at Baghdad Fighting School, Taji Military Complex Iraq. The training combines fundamentals of how to deliver effective lessons as well as refresher on combat skills to pass on to students, further enhancing Baghdad Fighting School’s training continuum. More than 300 Australian and 100 New Zealand military personnel are deployed to Iraq on Operation Okra as part of Task Group Taji 6. They are deployed to train, advise and assist members of the Iraqi Security Forces as they continue to secure and stabilise areas now cleared of Daesh. The training provided by the Australian and New Zealand troops 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.

Publish Date 03 Jun 2018
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