On December 3rd local time, China’s 24th peacekeeping engineering unit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo was subject to the United Nations equipment verification. All the equipment and equipment they belonged met the requirements and passed the verification with “all excellent” results.
This verification is the first equipment verification since the arrival of the peacekeeping engineering unit in the mission area.
The verification team is composed of five United Nations staff.
They have successively come to the Chinese Peninsula Barracks and Uvira Detachment. Relying on the “Electronic Data Collection System for Unit Equipment Verification”, they use their handhelds to take photos, archive and scan the equipment QR code, and inspect the main equipment, self-sustainment materials and self-sustainment food belonging to the peacekeeping engineering unit.
More than 2,000 materials and equipment in 17 categories of the three major items are reconciled, inspected and accepted one by one.
Jing Fubo, deputy commander of the peacekeeping engineering unit, said: “We organized officers and soldiers to overhaul and debug all vehicles and equipment, and counted and checked materials and equipment item by item to ensure that the required requirements were met.”
The verification of equipment and materials is the United Nations’s verification of whether troop-contributing countries carry equipment and materials in accordance with the standards of the Memorandum of Understanding, and also the basis for the United Nations to compensate troop-contributing countries on a loan basis.
During the period of preparation for the inspection, the officers and soldiers of the sub-unit will classify and orderly display the inspection equipment, tools and materials and equipment in the designated position.
The operator cooperates with the verification team to carry out on-site operation demonstration of the equipment and equipment, and inspect the technical performance of the equipment on the spot.
Combined with the characteristics of the local epidemic, this inspection implements epidemic prevention measures throughout the whole process, strictly disinfects and tests the temperature of incoming and outgoing personnel and vehicles, wear masks and protective equipment, and strictly do a good job in personal protection.
After a comprehensive verification, the vehicle equipment and material equipment of the 24th peacekeeping engineering unit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo passed the verification with a 100% intact rate, which won high praise from the verification team.
After the verification, Jing Fubo, deputy commander of the peacekeeping engineering unit, said: “In the next step, we will take this equipment verification as an opportunity to continue to strengthen the comprehensive construction of the peacekeeping unit, complete the tasks entrusted by the United Nations to a high standard, and establish a good image of Chinese peacekeeping personnel.”