Preparation of Military Observers of the Czech Armed Forces before Dispatch for Operation


The article is freely connected with the article United Nation Military Observer published in this Military Revue No 3, 2013, where the role of UN military observer was specified, i.e. as a member of an international peace support operation and military peace engagement. This following article mainly deals with UN military observer training procedures and concentrates on the classification of this training category. The lager part of the article is focused on military observers´ general preparation and its subjects and contents. In respective chapters, there are individual items of this training and their implementation explained, partly in the ACR. Finally, the author opens the question of chances to implement some neglected types of military observer's schooling, specific mission training, in-place training, and refresh training.

Col. Jan Drozd, PhD. Dean of the Faculty of Military Leadership, got his Ph.D. in the Military management field at University of Defence.  He got through differend position within military units.  During the military career, he participated in the international operation MONUC in the Democratic Republic of Congo (2007-2008), ISAF in Afghanistan (2012) and MINUSCA in the Central African Republic (2015 - 2016).  In his pedagogical activities he focuses on the subjects of Field Preparation and Tactics of Combat Units. In his scientific work he deals with the implementation of modern technologies in tactical activities and their use in future operations.

Country: Czech Republic

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