What is the GBAD Warfare Officer Course?

Aim of the Course To develop the skills and knowledge of selected officers and senior non-commissioned officers (SNCOs) in order totrain them to perform the tasks of a Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) Warfare Officer (GWO). On completion students will be able to plan for and execute GBAD deployments and understand integration of GBAD into… Read More

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What is the Command Post Officer (GBAD) Course?

Aim of the Course To train selected officers, warrant officers (WO’s) and senior non-commissioned officers (SNCO’s) with the skills and knowledge needed to perform the tasks of a ground based air defence (GBAD) Command Post Officer. On successful completion of the course students will be able to plan and execute GBAD deployments and understand GBAD… Read More

What is the Battery Commander (GBAD) Course?

Aim of the Course To develop the skills and knowledge of selected officers in order to train them to train them to perform the tasks of a Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) Battery Commander (BC). Facilitated by IDT(A). Entry Standards Lieutenant (OF-1). IELTS Level 5.5. Duration Two (2) weeks, with one course per year. Location… Read More

What is the Instructor Gunnery ISTAR/GBAD?

Aim of the Course The premier officer course within the Royal Artillery delivers in-depth technical and tactical employment training in order to qualify selected officers as Instructors in Gunnery. Experienced officers (Captains and above) who possess the necessary experience and technical acumen are selected and developed over an 11 month period into subject matter experts… Read More

What is a Master Gunner (UK Version)

PART ONE: BACKGROUND 1.0 Introduction “The office of master-gunner was a very ancient one. As soon as there were guns, there was a master-gunner in charge of them, responsible for their upkeep and efficiency, and in command of the gunners who served them.” (Maurice-Jones, 2012, p.138). This article provides an overview of the role of… Read More