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EMPOWERED WITH BATTALION LEVEL EXERCISE CAPABILITIES

WHEN THE Royal Netherlands Army

The logistics included 3,300 individually

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(RNLA) was looking to improve its mobile

serial numbered units of equipment.

training capabilities back in 2000, Saab

By facilitating the issue and receipt of

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was awarded the task of developing a fully

equipment from several stations and

instrumented mobile combat training centre

different locations simultaneously, the

(MCTC). Seven years later, when the RNLA

system kept the time taken for equipment

decided to further improve its MCTC capa-

management to a minimum.

bilities, Saab was once again entrusted with

Representing the most advanced instru-

the assignment. This time the mission was two folded – to empower the RNLA with battalion level exercise capabilities, and to incorporate the Royal Netherland Marines in the solution.

mented mobile CTC system of its kind currently available, this modular solution incorporates everything required for transforming the most austere training site into a full-blown battalion level CTC within

Recently, on time and within 24 months,

the space of 48 hours.

the upgraded MCTC was delivered to the

The containerized solution is the first

RNLA and tested in a joint exercise with the German Army where 800 soldiers and vehicles were logged in to the Excon.

MCTC system offering a number of unique

follow the exercise in EXCON via 3G or satellite communication. r JOUFHSBUFUIF#BUUMF.BOBHFNFOU4ZTUFN (BMS) facilitating visualization of the BMS through the EXCON. In short – with a mobile combat training centre from Saab, you are not only empowered with battalion level exercise capabilities, but also prepared for mission success.

NAME

MCTC

FUNCTION

INSTRUMENTED MOBILE CTC

PURPOSE

BATTALION LEVEL EXERCISES

features including the capacity to:

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MS&T Magazine - Issue 2/2009  

Military Simulation & Training Magazine - The International Defence Training Journal.