Quick fix tool room – Tech notes: what’s new in equipment and technology – Stryker Brigade Combat Team’s new Field Repair System

Quick fix tool room – Tech notes: what’s new in equipment and technology – Stryker Brigade Combat Team’s new Field Repair System – Brief Article

Alfredo Jimenez

THE Stryker Brigade Combat Team likely wouldn’t be as effective without the relatively new Field Repair System, according to soldiers who used the system during training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

The mobile tool room and work station offers welding capability, has work lights and “more tools than you can imagine,” said FRS operator SPC Brandon Schmidt of the Stryker Brigade’s Field Maintenance Company at Fort Lewis, Wash. The FRS includes a lot of tools that basic-issue tool boxes don’t have.

Schmidt said the FRS plays an important role in the new SBCT because it helps the company address mechanical problems faster and thereby function more efficiently in the field.–SPC Alfredo Jimenez, 28th Public Affairs Detachment

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