Britain will start a training program for the air force of Ukraine

Britain will start a training program for air forces of Ukraine with the participation of British military trainers. This is stated in the article Minister of defence of the United Kingdom Michael Fallon, reports «European True».

Britain has provided assistance to Ukraine of non-lethal equipment amounting to more than $ 1 million

According to him, over the past two years about 5 thousand Ukrainian military exercises were held with the participation of British military trainers.

The British defense Secretary announced that British soldiers along with the American, canadian, Lithuanian and Polish soldiers conduct a variety of exercises – from emergency medical care on the battlefield to the basics of the tactics of the infantry, logistics and detection of mines.

«We know that the skills and knowledge acquired in the course of the exercise, rescued and saved the lives of Ukrainians at the front.

Today I want to announce the extension of the programme for this year and the inclusion of Military-air forces of Ukraine», — he said.

Earlier it was reported, in Kiev on 20 January, the Minister of defense of Ukraine General of army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak will hold a meeting with the Secretary of state for defence of great Britain Michael Fallon, in the framework of the official visit to Ukraine of the delegation of the Ministry of defence of the United Kingdom.

Britain has provided assistance to Ukraine of non-lethal equipment amounting to more than $ 1 million

The United Kingdom has provided the Ukrainian army non-lethal equipment to the sum of 1 million pounds (1 million 232 thousand dollars), to enhance the protective capacity of the Armed forces of Ukraine. This is stated in the article Minister of defence of great Britain Michael Fallon.

«We gave the Ukrainian army plateline equipment worth more than £ 1 million, in particular, first aid kits, first-aid, warm clothes, night vision devices. This assistance is designed to improve the protective capacity of the Armed forces of Ukraine», — said Fallon.

Also, according to him, the Ministry of defence, Britain is cooperating with the Ukrainian government and civil society to implement defense reforms and to help Ukraine to achieve mutual compatibility with NATO standards by 2020.

«To this end I have appointed a senior officer of the Ukrainian Committee defence of the reforms,» he said.




Britain will start a training program for the air force of Ukraine 20.01.2017

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