Troops' Welfare

ENHANCING WARFIGHTING READINESS: 53IB Trains Students on Map Reading and Terrain Analysis

To further sharpen the students’ map reading skills, the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) conducted lectures on Map Reading as part of Small Unit Leadership and Development Training (SULDT) at 53IB Headquarters, Camp Major David Sabido, Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur on June 18, 2021.

Topics discussed were the proper orientation of the map using terrain analysis, use of lensatic compass and Global Positioning System (GPS), determining the direction on a map, and determine grid coordinates.

This training forms part of 53IB’s drive to pursue transformation to become a world-class Army that is a source of national pride by 2028 in line with the Army Transformation Roadmap (ATR).

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