Specialised Training Materials for United Nations Military Units

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 Transport Units

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

  • Overview , concept and capabilities of UN Military Transport Units (TPT)
  • Nature and characteristics of TPT
  • Support relationships and support framework
  • Flexibility and adaptability of TPTs
  • TPT roles and responsibilities supporting UN Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)

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

Learning Objectives
Learners will:

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

Instructional Materials Only for Military Transport Units

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