Specialized Training Materials

Instructional Materials Only for Military Aviation Units

Military Aviation Units - Full Package

Resource Persons

For any proposal of update or improvement of this package, or any questions pertaining to the training materials, please contact the project leader

Mr. Rafael Barbieri (barbieri@un.org) or write to peacekeeping-training@un.org.

Any relevant update will be posted and explained on the Peacekeeping Resource Hub website (http://research.un.org/en/peacekeeping-community). Instructors are encouraged to check that site regularly.

Military Aviation Units

Aim
The aim of this module is to familiarize participants with the:

  • Overview, concept and capabilities of UN Military Aviation Units (MAU)
  • Nature and characteristics of MAU
  • Support relationships and support framework
  • Differences and similarities mix of military fixed and rotary wing aviation units.
  • Flexibility and adaptability of MAU units
  • MAU roles and responsibilities supporting UN Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)

Overview
Module 1 provides an overview of the conceptual framework related to MAUs operating in a UN PKO to support and help contribute towards a successful achievement of the Mandate. It also examines the nature, characteristics of MAUs and their support to forces in UN Missions.

Learning Objectives
Learners will:

  • Describe the capabilities and characteristics of UN MAU.
  • Explain the MAU framework and key concepts of aviation safety
  • Understand the roles of different types of aviation
  • Describe the principles of MAU support

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