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15th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Congo (K) passes UN verification

(China Military Online)

08:32, March 01, 2013

The 15th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Congo (K) received combat readiness verification by a team of the United Nations on February 26, 2013, Congo (K) Eastern Time. The team members saw all the items passing the verification at a serviceability rate of 100 percent.

Upon the UN verification team’s arriving at the camp of the Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment, the officer responsible for combat readiness verification immediately issued an order of emergency action. According to the predetermined plan, the officers and men of the detachment took their weapons and ammunition and started vehicles and equipment rapidly with all the preparation work done in less than five minutes.

Later, the UN verification team watched the demonstration of military subjects, listened to the work report of the detachment and verified 17,000 items of materials and equipment in 15 categories, such as engineering machinery, minesweeping fittings, weapons and ammunition, water purification and medical equipment, and all the items passed the verification at a serviceability rate of 100 percent.

This is the only combat readiness verification for the 15th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Congo (K) during its mission period.

According to Zhou Pifeng, commander of the engineer detachment, before the UN verification, the detachment set up a maintenance team which troubleshot 700-odd common problems including outdated, frayed and rusty wires and aging equipment.

In addition, they timely revised the combat readiness plan in the light of the security condition of Congo (K) and organized drills at indefinite time, in indefinite scale and with indefinite contents, ensuring that the detachment was always in a good state of combat readiness, Zhou said.

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