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Hub takes less time to maintain, repair tracked vehicles

Launched in March, the Integrated Forward Maintenance Hub reduces the time needed for vehicles repairs by 50 per cent and allows staff from a contractor to work in camp.
Launched in March, the Integrated Forward Maintenance Hub reduces the time needed for vehicles repairs by 50 per cent and allows staff from a contractor to work in camp. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

A new hub for tracked vehicles in Sungei Gedong to perform depot-level maintenance tasks in an army camp has reduced manpower costs by 20 per cent .

Time needed for repairs has also been cut by 50 per cent, reducing turnaround time for equipment such as the Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicles and Bronco All-Terrain Tracked Carriers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 02, 2018, with the headline 'Hub takes less time to maintain, repair tracked vehicles'. Print Edition | Subscribe