By Zhao Yangyang, Jia Fangwen
BEIJING, Dec. 7 (ChinaMil) -- The ninth Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to South Sudan conducted a joint defensive exercise with the Bangladeshi peacekeeping infantry battalion on December 5 to tackle the severe security situation in South Sudan.
This exercise focused on countering terrorist attacks by unidentified armed personnel during the construction work. The exercise subjects included emergency response, support operations, firepower strike, first aid to the wounded and so on.
Through the joint exercise, the peacekeepers of two sides enhanced the awareness of coordination, further improved coordination and cooperation in command and operations, complemented each other’s advantages and strengthened their overall defensive capabilities.