JFC Brunssum Sends Training Team to BELARUS

Dec 5, 2018

Brunssum, the Netherlands – Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum Military Partnership Branch, together with colleagues from the headquarters’ Force Defence Section, conducted an Expert Team Visit (ETV) to the Belarusian Ministry of Defence in Minsk from 26 to 30 November.  The main objective of the visit was to provide an introduction to the way NATO is countering the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) threat in Crisis Response Operations.

This Military Outreach and Engagement activity was planned, prepared and executed by JFC Brunssum’s Military Partnership Branch in cooperation with the Belarusian Ministry of Defence.  It is the final one of four Partnership Cooperation activities between NATO and Belarus that were scheduled to be conducted in 2018.

The JFC Brunssum delegation conducted lectures covering the NATO approach to counter IED threats during the planning and execution of operations.  The programme included classroom discussions and presentations for the benefit of 10 officers drawn from the Belarusian Armed Forces and other agencies.

Story by JFC Brunssum Public Affairs Office

 

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