The 14th Chinese Peacekeeping Horizontal Engineering Company to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) conducts equipment operation evaluation.
BEIJING, Nov. 10 -- Recently, the 14th Chinese Peacekeeping Horizontal Engineering Company to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) passed the pre-deployment evaluation at a training base in China.
The evaluation was carried out mainly based on a multi-subject comprehensive exercise, which simulated various conditions in overseas mission areas including catering, muddy, collapse and other complex road conditions, as well as special incidents, such as being impacted by armed conflicts or being blocked by local people in construction work.
The exercise evaluated tens of aspects including the contingent's pre-deployment training, knowledge of peacekeeping laws and regulations, and specialized skills, and thoroughly tested the contingent's capabilities and qualities of conducting overseas peacekeeping missions.
In addition to the comprehensive exercise, the evaluation group also evaluated the troops' medical treatment, communication, repair and other military specialties through sampling test.
It is learned that the engineering contingent was formed mainly from a brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army, and this brigade has participated in 10 international peacekeeping missions previously.