Specialist Mobilty Training Ltd

SMT Supporting the UK Armed Forces

Supporting the Armed ForcesSpecialist Mobility Training Ltd (SMT) is a private company that was formed in 2007. Based in Hereford UK, SMT provides a range of support to UK Armed Forces and other governmental organisations. This support is focussed on providing specialist vehicle maintainers to various vehicle fleets worldwide including current theatres of operations and training areas. Driver and Maintainer training is also a core skill of SMT.

SMT instructors and maintainers work within the UK and worldwide including operational theatres. The depth of knowledge within SMT staff has been gained from many years within the military including the Special Forces, operating all over the world. All staff is qualified by a professional body within their field of operation. In March 2009 SMT was awarded the ISO 9001: 2008.

Mechanical Military Support (FSR)

Mechanical Military SupportSMT mechanical workforce are very experienced vehicle maintainers who specialise in deploying to remote and austere environments to carry out maintenance tasks on varied vehicle fleets. This can be as diverse as vehicle refurbishment programs, vehicle modification programs or simple maintenance tasks. SMT currently provide the Field Service Representatives (FSR’s) to the UK MOD in support of the Jackal fleet of vehicles within Afghanistan. The company has its own portable workshop that can be deployed worldwide to support the maintainers. All of SMT deployable staff are security cleared with the MoD and have undergone intensive Pre Deployment Training (PDT) which enables a team to be quickly deployed when required. In August 2009 SMT opened a fully equipped 6200sq ft workshop within Moreton on Lugg Business park located approximately 4 miles due north of Hereford and 5 miles from SMT HQ. The workshop is within a secure business park that has a manned entry/exit gate 24hrs a day from which CCTV monitors are closely observed. These facilities can offer a suite of utilisation including secure storage, classroom facility and all workshop facilities.

Off Road Driver Training

Off Road Driver TrainingSMT’s driving instructors experience ranges from working within the arctic circle on skidoo’s to trials on ATV’s, armoured vehicle systems and generic 4x4 and 6x6 vehicles. A handpicked team provides training solutions to military and civilian organisations, and training packages can be executed at any worldwide location. Training offered includes.

•Off road training in civilian profile 4x4’s to gain necessary skills required to qualify students to NPTC (city and Guilds) recognised off-road driving qualification.

•Advanced off road driving skills to include civilian profile vehicles and military vehicle platforms (specialising on all Jackal platform).

•Off road driver training to enhance expeditionary build up training within the UK or overseas.

Consultancy to specialist vehicle manufacturers

SMT has been heavily involved with consultancy with many of the UK’s leading manufacturers of military high mobility vehicles and has worked closely with UK MOD project teams on design reviews and safety. We offer consultancy that understands both engineering and the adaptation within the military/hostile environment.

Trials and Development

SMT can offer trials and development services on a range of product types to suit the needs of a client. We can provide an independent judgment of a product and advise on its military use and suitability. Trials programs and criteria can also be developed for clients.

SMT has established itself quickly in a very congested market of training and support companies. Our edge is our ability to provide to a specialist user a professional service that is both flexible and discreet.

Categories: 4X4 Off Road Training, Military Vehicles
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