04 Oct '11, 1am

Defence Minister goes for live firing without magazine loaded into rifle and in office attire

Defence Minister goes for live firing without magazine loaded into rifle and in office attire

By Reico Wong my paper Tuesday, Oct 04, 2011 SOME 30,000 national servicemen (NSmen) and infantry soldiers in active service train at the Infantry Training Institute (ITI) in Jurong each year. And all of them now enjoy having the processing time for their in-camp training cut by more than half. This allows them to spend more time on combat and live-firing training, the institute said yesterday. The time savings are due to a new automated system implemented by ITI in early July. It allows soldiers to have their personal details scanned in with a barcode like that on their NRIC. The new system cuts the soldiers' waiting time to just 30 minutes. The previous manual- entry process would have taken between 11/2 and two hours because a processing officer has to write down as many as nine personal details from each individual. Besides cutting down the amount of administrative tim...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Singapore/Stor...

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