US Trains Uganda Anti-Terrorism Techniques

21 June 2009 (Last Updated June 21st, 2009 18:30)

More than 130 soldiers graduated from the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) following 14-weeks of military-to-military training at the horn of Africa. The Uganda counter terrorism course, led by the US Army as part of a combined joint task force, is aimed at passing on skills to help t

More than 130 soldiers graduated from the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) following 14-weeks of military-to-military training at the horn of Africa.

The Uganda counter terrorism course, led by the US Army as part of a combined joint task force, is aimed at passing on skills to help thwart terrorism.

Students learn troop landing procedures, land navigation, improvised explosive devices identification and vehicle search and entry control point procedures.