Practice Relating to Rule 8. Definition of Military Objectives
Section C. Places where armed forces or their materiel are located
Côte d’Ivoire’s Teaching Manual (2007) provides in Book III, Volume 2 (Instruction of second-year trainee officers):
II.1.1. Military objectives
Military objectives are:
- the establishments, buildings and positions where the armed forces and their materiel are located (barracks, munitions depot, command position).
In Book IV (Instruction of heads of division and company commanders), the Teaching Manual provides:
The following objects are generally recognized as military objectives:
- warehouses, petrol storage sites, harbours, airfields and military bases;
- … buildings and objects providing administrative and logistical support to military operations.