Capacity building on the Man-Portable Air-Defense System known as MANPADS to strengthen the protection of Malagasy airports.
International civil aviation has seen the emergence of a new threat in terms of aviation security: very short-range surface-to-air missiles or Man-Portable Air-Defense System MANPADS. The evolution of this type of threat has made security its real priority.
It is with this in mind that those involved in the security system in Madagascar, since March 6, and until March 16, have benefited from training, with the support of the Aviation Commission. European civilian within the framework of the CASE project. This training is provided by a team of French experts within the French Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC), in collaboration with the French Embassy in Madagascar.
Civil aviation is not alone in intervening in the security system. This training thus saw the participation of some state institutions, but also of some civil and military entities, among others the Directorate of Security of the Presidency of the Republic; the Prime Minister’s Security Battalion; the Ministry of National Defense including the Air Force and the Army; the National Gendarmerie Command, the National Police, the Central Intelligence Service, ASECNA, Ravinala Airports, and some technicians from the Civil Aviation Authority of Madagascar (ACM).