Arrived to Ukraine NATO experts

On February 23 in Ukraine with working visit arrived experts of the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) on issues of realization of the regional program of the Alliance for the safety of air space. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.

«The participants held a demonstration of the functionality of the project and discussed the continuation of consultations of experts of Ukraine and NATO in the context of the implementation of technical-operational study of the feasibility of a regional program NATO security airspace (RASP)», – stated in the message.

According to the Ministry, the experts will work under the supervision of a representative of the NATO Agency for communications and information rené van der Heiden.

A working group of representatives of command of air forces of Armed forces of Ukraine headed by the chief of staff Artur Artemenko.

It is also reported that the RASP project will give Ukraine an opportunity cross-border coordination to address incidents on safety in the air.

Note that the RASP program provides reception from neighbouring countries, in real time, warning of air threats, security incidents and suspected aircraft by exchange of air situation, direct voice coordination and implementation of common procedures.

According to the program of the visit of NATO experts in command of air forces of Armed forces of Ukraine it is planned to conduct briefings, presentations and providing professional advice on the functional capabilities of the project.

Recall, vинистерство defence and foreign experts has developed a roadmap for the reform of the defense Ministry and the General staff to NATO standards.

But President Petro Poroshenko by his decree approved the Annual national cooperation program NATO-Ukraine for 2016.

Arrived to Ukraine NATO experts 24.02.2016

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