Uganda: UPDF, French troops complete joint mountain operation exercise

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and French soldiers have completed a seven-day joint mountain operation exercise.

The exercise that was conducted on Rwenzori mountain saw soldiers climb to its peak, Margherita.

The activities conducted during the exercise included; first aid, counter Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), logistics platoon, combat platoon as well as real rescue in mountainous environment.

While welcoming back the troops from the exercise at Mountain Warfare Training school (MWTS) in Karugutu, the mountain division second in command Col Chris Ogwal congratulated troops upon successfully completing the hectic exercise.

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Source: PML Daily