Introduction to Counter- Unmanned Aircraft Systems
A member of the C-IED Centre of Excellence was invited to be a guest observer of the Joint Improvised Defeat Organization (JIDO) Introduction to Counter- Unmanned Aircraft Systems course. The course took place at the Jordanian Armed Forces EOD Battalion 13-17 January 2019. Students were introduced to multiple UAS platforms capabilities/limitations. Students learned how to identify UAS threats and how to detect and counter the UAS threat. Students are excited to use their knowledge and experience on the borders of their country
Global Programming Course
During the week of 7th -11th January 19, the Training Section Chief of the Prepare the Force Brach attended the course “NATO Global Programming Analysis ”. This course is essential for the Department Head of an ETF´s as it shows the most updated information regarding the Global Programming. The course was divided in two parts, one theoretical and one practical. The theoretical part was focus in the NATO Bi-SC Education and Individual Training Directive (E&ITD) 075-002. The course reviews the Global programming and some phases in the SAT procedure and Quality Assurance. The practical part was focus in practicing how to develop a TRA document (Training Requirement Analysis). The interaction, not only with others responsible in Global Programming of different ETF´s, COE, etc.., but also with the personnel of ACT-JFD involved in this matter, was very useful to understand and improve the skills in Global Programming .
JDEAL MEDIA EXPLOITATION COURSE
A member of the C-IED Centre of Excellence participated in a Course from 17th December to 20th December 2018 regarding “Media Exploitation (MEDEX)”, organized and supported by Joint Deployable Exploitation and Analysis Laboratory (JDEAL) Permanent Staff, instructed by an external contractor and hosted in the Company facilities in Veenendaal (NLD). The aim of the course is to provide attendants with knowledge about extract, analyse, interpret and present data during forensic research on electronic mobile equipment, with regard to relevant national and international legal frameworks (law and jurisprudence) and JDEAL deployable laboratories applications.
FTX EOD 18
Two members of C-IED CoE were providing professional development support (threat update, technical exploitation, scenario design) to an exercise organized by ESP MARINES BRIGADE’S GRUMA (Amphibious Mobility Group) in “El Retin” Training Range (Cadiz, ESP). The exercise was based on EOD & WIT update, experience exchange, and practical training; it counted on the participation of EOD teams from Spanish Marines GRUMA GEDE, Spanish Navy UNBUDIZ (Diving Unit Cadiz), Spanish Army CODEX (EOD Coy), US Marines SPMAGTF-CR-AF (Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis-Response Africa), and Italian San Marco Marine Brigade.
Visit of Hellenic Military Engineer School Commander
Brigadier General (GRC-A) Ilias Arsenos, Commander of Hellenic Military Engineer School visited C-IED CoE premises on Wednesday 12 December 2018. During his presence he had the opportunity to visit the facilities of the CoE and to be briefed about activities of the Center. The purpose of this visit was to enhance the collaboration between Greece and C-IED CoE.