Military Vessel Engineers Get First Hand Training On Mercury Outboard Engines

Engineers from partner nations who are participating in the June 04 to 12 leg of Exercise Tradewinds 2018 are learning the ins and outs of the Mercury outboard engine, which is featured in many small military vessels, used by most security forces in the Caribbean region.

The training is taking place at Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise Department at Bird Rock in St. Kitts. Areas covered include electrical, mechanical, computer diagnostics, and various online tools that help with the maintenance of the engine. A practical component of the course will see the men and women, armed with a wrench and other tools, get their hands dirty by working on an actual engine.

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