What is the Young Officer (Tactical ISTAR) Course?

Aim of the Course To train train selected offices to carry out the duties of a troop commander within Surveillance Target Acquisition (STA) or Mini Unmanned Air System (MUAS) Regiment. Facilitated by IDT(A). Entry Standards Second Lieutenant to Lieutenant (OF-1). IELTS Level 5.5. Duration Eight (8) weeks, with three (3) courses per year. Location Royal… 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 ISTAR?

ISTAR is a practice that links several battlefield functions together to assist a combat force in employing its sensors and managing the information they gather. ISTAR includes: Intelligence; Surveillance; Target Acquisition; and Reconnaissance.