In the period from 09.06 to 20.06.2014, the armored reconnaissance platoons from 3rd and 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade (1st MIB) performed professional specialist training “Survival Food”. The training was conducted in the area of Mavrovi Anovi and village Cer.
The purpose of the training is for the staff is to acquire the necessary skills and techniques, assurance in their abilities, confidence, using the wild flora and fauna as a basic and additional source of food in times of difficulty or interrupted supply of food. During the training, “Survival Food”, topics from reconnaissance tactics, terrain orientation and medical training were performed.
Special emphasis was given to enabling the training staff in creating facilities for work and accommodation, facilities for the preparation and storage of food, means of using the products of the wild flora and fauna, purifying water for drinking using on hand assets, classification of commodities of animal and plant origin as well as their preparation for consumption.
The staff from 1st MIB, while performing various forms of training, demonstrated a high level of expertise and professionalism.