Weapon Intelligence Team Course 21.1

WITWeapon Intelligence Team Course 21.1

The first iteration of the NATO WIT Course 2021 took place between 11 May and 28 May in Ramnicu Valcea, Romania. The course was hosted by Romanian Engineering and EOD Training Center, as part of the VNCF WIT Training 2021 Executing Agent Agreement. The course has a duration of three weeks, and covers overall IED exploitation subjects, including make-up and type of IEDs, forensics, photography, terrorist tactical design, S-UAS collection, DOMEX basic concepts and skills and post blast collection and analysis.

The course includes as well a very complete practical phase, through which the instructors help developing the skills needed for WIT operators. Students pass through a complete incident battle rhythm, starting with receiving of the task, being deployed to incident site and conducting the scene investigation, producing WIT reports and finalizing next day with a briefing for the TF Commander. VNCF instrument has proven again being a very powerful tool to fulfill the NATO Operational requirements as well to provide nations with a high standard accredited training. The program allows nations to join in an international pool all the needed trainers (and related knowledge) filling the existing gaps in most nations without too much burden to each one.