Defense News


(Written by Reporter Wu, Po-Yi from Military News Agency, Kaohsiung, October 15th)

Army Infantry Training Command today carried out “CM33 Wheel-armored Vehicle 2015 5th Driving Soldier Training Evaluation”. Trainees from Mechanized Infantry Brigade of the army and Armored infantry battalion of Military Police made an all-out effort to pass various subject tests and field examinations, verify learnt skills, and demonstrate training results. The examination was held at the CM-32 Clouded Leopard training center of Army Infantry Training Command in the morning. Soldiers first took a written examination to verify trainees’ knowledge of equipment operation and troubleshooting. Next, trainees were grouped to carry out the field examination of road driving. Instructors inspected the examination and gave professional guidance after the examination.

CM33 wheel-armored vehicles were continuously maintained in the unit. Army Infantry Training Command acted as the trainer of professional drivers and maintenance personnel. Regarding this driving training, trainees must complete 97-hour courses, including basic driving, off-road driving, vehicle examination, and A-level maintenance, to become a qualified professional driver.