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  • Romanmbt's Avatar
    22 posts since May '10

    • PES A/B1 BMT

      This 9-week programme trains combat-fit recruits in the basic military skills to prepare them for advanced vocational training. The programme includes weapon training with the SAR 21 rifle which will teach recruits technical handling and marksmanship skills; a Battle Inoculation Course that simulates a real battlefield; a Field Camp which develops basic survival skills; progressive training to complete a 24-km route march which builds combat fitness and endurance; and hand grenade training.

      For those who fail to achieve the NAPFA test silver award, they are required to undergo an 8-week Physical Training Phase prior to the Pes A/B1 BMT.
      PES BP BMT

      Previously, obese enlistees would undergo a 15-week or 26-week BMT depending on their obesity level. As evidence has shown that obese recruits are able to achieve optimum fitness levels and weight loss in about 19 weeks, the new BMT programme for recruits with Body Mass Index (BMI) scores exceeding 27.0 will be 19 weeks. This BMT programme is designed to help obese recruits improve their physical fitness progressively while equipping them with basic soldiering skills and knowledge
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      PES B2 BMT

      Enlistees who were PES C1 previously underwent a 7-week BMT programme. The new 9-week PES B2 BMT programme will be conducted for recruits who are medically fit for deployment in selected combat and combat support vocations, such as signal operators, combat medics and naval system operators. These recruits will be given a new medical classification of PES B2, in place of the existing PES C1 classification. This is to ensure that the medical classification of our soldiers is consistent with their deployment. The new 9-week programme will include customised physical training, as well as basic combat training to prepare them for their combat and combat support roles.
      PES C BMT

      Previously, PES C enlistees underwent a 7-week BMT programme. The new 9-week BMT programme will be conducted for PES C recruits. This programme will include light physical training and vocational training to prepare them for combat service support vocations, such as service medic, and those related to logistics and administration.
      PES E BMT

      Previously, PES E enlistees underwent a 1-week BMT programme. The new 4-week BMT programme will be conducted for PES E recruits. This programme will focus on, vocational training as well as National Education, SAF core values, regimentation and discipline to prepare recruits for combat service support vocations.

      Edited by eac 04 Jun `11, 11:11AM
  • Almond Cookies's Avatar
    1,679 posts since Apr '11
    • Siao my pes c frenz gt heart problems he jump die of heart attack?

      My another pes c frenz gt mental problems also.

      Paratroppers pes A or B do better.

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    6,124 posts since Mar '10
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