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Indian Army Conducts TTX For ASEAN Women Peacekeepers

Utkarsh Classes 09-12-2023
Indian Army Conducts TTX For ASEAN Women Peacekeepers Defence 3 min read

The Indian Army conducted a Table-Top Exercise (TTX) for women officers of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi. This table-top exercise was organised by the Indian Army from 4 to 8 December 2023.

This exercise conducted by the Indian Army aims:

  • to encourage gender equality and 
  • to enhance the capabilities of women military personnel in peacekeeping operations.

About Table-Top Exercises:

  • Tabletop exercise (TTX) is a type of disaster preparedness activity. In this activity, the participants are trained to deal with a simulated disaster scenario.
  • This table-top exercise is part of efforts led by the Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK) to strengthen international cooperation and capacity building in peacekeeping missions.
  • Special focus has been given to empowering women in this area through table-top exercises.

About the Centre For United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK):

  • CUNPK is a premier institution of the Indian Army, providing training in peacekeeping operations.
  • CUNPK had earlier also organised the ASEAN Women Military Officers Course from 18 to 29 September 2023.
  • This exercise (TTX) is a follow-up to the ongoing joint military training between India and ASEAN member states.
  • The exercise underlines India's shared commitment towards world peace, stability and gender equality.
  • It enables the participants to simulate and strategize responses to peacekeeping scenarios reflecting real-world challenges.
  • It also demonstrated complex operational peacekeeping environments and methods to ensure women's peace and security.
  • The exercise also includes a heritage tour of Delhi to showcase Indian culture.

The event showcased 'Made in India' equipment being deployed in various UN Missions.

Important forms for examination:
TTX: Table-Top Exercise
CUNPK: Center for United Nations Fishkeeping

FAQ

Answer:- New Delhi

Answer:- Indian Army

Answer:- For women officers of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Answer:- The objective of this exercise is: to encourage gender equality and to enhance the capabilities of women military personnel in peacekeeping operations
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