The Interagency Airtanker Base Training and Qualifications Unit (IABTQU) establishes and disseminates training and qualification standards and requirements in support of airtanker base operations standards developed by the Interagency Airtanker Base Subcommittee (IABS). Primary objectives include:
- Establish minimum training standards, qualification requirements, and currency requirements for interagency airtanker base personnel.
- Provide a forum for interagency coordination in the development and implementation of airtanker base training, and qualification standards.
- Establish and maintain interagency standards for airtanker base personnel qualification, certification, and documentation.