Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – On February 10th, the Mobile Training Team on Jungle Operations (EMT) concluded the Jungle Operations Internship for 24 troops from the Republic of South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania.
The three-week internship aims to train troops from the United Nations Stabilization Missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) to carry out operations in jungle environments and to transmit knowledge such as aeromobile techniques, shooting techniques, orientation through the jungle, actions in contact with the enemy, and operations to reinforce the base, among others.
The Mobile Training Team, called Jungle Warfare Mobile Training Team (JWMTT), is composed of 13 military personnel, one from the Brazilian Navy, 11 from the Brazilian Army, and one from the Brazilian Air Force. Present in the Democratic Republic of Congo area since June 2019, the JWMTT has so far trained more than 2,200 military personnel from countries such as South Africa, Tanzania, Malawi, Kenia and Nepal.
Source: Jungle Warfare Mobile Training Team