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Analysis of Serbian Military Riverine Units Capability for Participation in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations
1 Military Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
2 River Flotilla, Novi Sad, Serbia
ABSTRACT: This paper analyses required personnel, training capacities and equipment for participation in the United Nations peacekeeping operations with the riverine elements. In order to meet necessary capabilities for engagement in United Nations peacekeeping operations, Serbian military riverine units have to be compatible with the issued UN requirements. Serbian Armed Forces have the potential to reach such requirements with the River Flotilla as a pivot for the participation in UN missions. Serbian Military Academy adopted and developed educational and training program in accordance with the provisions and recommendations of the IMO conventions and IMO model courses. Serbian Military Academy has opportunities for education and training military riverine units for participation in the United Nations peacekeeping operations. Moreover, Serbia has Multinational Operations Training Center and Peacekeeping Operations Center certified to provide selection, training, equipping and preparations of individuals and units to the United Nations multinational operations.
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Citation note:
Radojević S., Šoškić S., Radić G.: Analysis of Serbian Military Riverine Units Capability for Participation in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 11, No. 2, doi:10.12716/1001.11.02.22, pp. 371-376, 2017

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