Basic Soldier Skills

Basic soldiers skills are defined as follows:-

(1) Team Spirit

(2) Military show (Basic military demonstration, armed military demonstration)

(3) Army Inspection

(4) Dressing uniform

(5) Physical fitness

(6) Safety

(7) Sentry

Basic Military Capabilities

Taking a substantial responsibility as the official armed forces which is obliged to protect the country and its people, the members of the PDF shall possess and be equipped with various different capabilities as elaborated as below:-

Weapon Use

  • Small arms course
  • Firing

Map Reading Skills

  • Map and Conventional Signs
  • Scales
  • Topographical Forms
  • Grid System
  • Gradients
  • Finding North
  • GPS
  • Map to Ground
  • Ground to Map
  • Point to Point March

Field Engineering

  • Various types of tying ropes
  • Overcoming obstacles
  • Building mines
  • Passing mines
  • Cleaning mines
  • Differentiating mines
  • Passing water territories
  • Camping
  • Living in the forests or jungles
  • Preparing defence

Fieldcraft

  • Defining Battlefields
  • Reviewing Battlefields
  • Identifying distances
  • Setting goals and targets
  • Moving without arms
  • Moving with arms
  • Battlefield protection plans

Battlecraft

  • Field Signal
  • Fighting Goal
  • Placing in the fight
  • Surprise shootings
  • Shooting positions
  • Reviewing Fire Power
  • Fire Control Procedures
  • Community patrols
  • Civil war
  • March
  • Night shootings
  • Battle preparation

Communication

  • Military communication technology
  • Communication machines
  • Line Communication
  • Manual guide for Walkie-talkie
  • Obstacle Course
  • Simulations for overcoming obstacles

First Aid

  • Putting on bandage
  • Injury care
  • Blood pressure, Temperature and Breathing rate measurement
  • Feeding patients
  • Transporting patients
  • Treatment for poisoned patients
  • Storage of and storing medicines
  • Caring of mine victims