Author Topic: Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School - Assigned Batteries  (Read 1039 times)

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Offline Fred Herriot

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Hi, just a curious question here.

What exactly are the tasks and duties of the three batteries currently assigned to the RCAS in Gagetown ("W" Bty, 45 Bty and 65 Bty)?

I know the two numbered batteries are marked as "depot" batteries, but nothing I've read describes anything beyond that.
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45 Battery is OP, Air Defence, and targeting and run the IG course as well. 67 battery run gunline courses (DP 1.1, 1.2, etc), AIG, and STA. W Battery is a gun battery that supports courses being run for the school.

Both 45 and 67 are listed as depot batteries for historical reasons but are in fact training batteries.

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Okay, let me see if I get the terms right:

STA - Surveillance and Target Acquisition (ground radars and UAVs)
OP - Observation Post (the forward observers)
IG - Instructor of Gunnery
AIG - Assistant Instructor of Gunnery
« Last Edit: June 22, 2019, 15:50:09 by Fred Herriot »
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Okay, let me see if I get the terms right:

STA - Surveillance and Target Acquisition (ground radars and UAVs)
OP - Observation Post (the forward observers)
IG - Instructor of Gunnery
AIG - Assistant Instructor of Gunnery

Those are correct

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Sweet!  Thanks, all!
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