As part of the activities of the National Peace Operations Training Institute of Uruguay (ENOPU for its Spanish acronym), on Friday, June 23 the ¨Pre-deployment course for the Special Transport and Engineers Groups – MFO Sinai¨, was completed.
A total of 33 students integrated the course, the topics developed in the classes were based on the tasks realized by the MFO members once they are deployed to the Sinai Peninsula.
It consisted of several activities, among them we highlight the organization of MFO force. Technical training, legal aspects, transport, driving, finances, rules of engagement, personnel safety, threat detection, and behavior in convoys, as well as English classes, Close-order Instruction, and physical education.
Also, Basic Vital Support training was provided at the Medical School of the Armed Forces, defensive driving with technicians from the State Insurances Bank, practical driving lessons at the Army Service of Transport. A convoy exercise was done at the Cavalry Regiment No. 4 and shooting at the Army School of Physical Education and Shooting.
To complete this, we had the presence of a Lecturer from the Diplomatic Corps of the Embassy of Israel, Consul Mr. Ariel Bercovih and the Professor Susana Mangana Responsible for the Cathedra ¨Islam and Arab World¨ from the Humanistic Formation Department of the Catholic University of Uruguay.
Consul Ariel Bercovich – Lecturer of the diplomatic corps of the Embassy of Israel
Professor Susana Mangana – Responsible for the Cathedra ¨Islam and Arab World¨ from the Humanistic Formation Department of the Catholic University of Uruguay