Tuesday, March 22, 2011

[PART A] INTERACTIVE BATTLEFIELD TRAIL 2011

Date: 14 April 2011 Thursday

Reporting time:
Dismiss from class at about 11.35 pm for lunch
Report at Maris Stella High School (Front Porch) at 11.55 pm
Bus will leave Fort Canning Park for at 12.00 pm

Reporting attire: No. 4 Uniform pants with Sec 1 Camp T-shirt and Jockey Cap

Dismissal Time: Approximately 6.15 pm from Maris Stella High School

Admin Matters:
1. Keep your belongings and macbook in the log room.
2. Please bring along a water bottle


OBJECTIVES

The main objectives of Part A Interactive Battlefield Trail are as follows:

a. Understand the concept of manoeuvre warfare, tactical considerations for attack and defence, and need to be committed to the defence of Singapore.

b. Understand the reasons why British failed to defend Singapore.

c. Understand how the Japanese had successfully employed Joint and Combined Arms concepts to cause the rapid collapse of Fortress Singapore.

Cadets would undergo a ½ day amazing race format trail using mobile technology and GPS tracking system.

Upon completion of the fieldtrail, all cadets are eligible to collect their Total Defence Badge (Bronze).

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