Home / World / NATO-Ukraine military drills start in Lviv region

NATO-Ukraine military drills start in Lviv region

NATO instructors arrived in Lviv region for international exercises. The drills will last until March 2017
NATO-Ukraine military drills start in Lviv region

The U.S., Canadian and Lithuanian servicemen will oversee the drills of some 5,000 soldiers under a new program launched on November 23, near Lviv at the Yavoriv training ground.

Opening ceremony was held in the Lviv region at the International Center for Peacemaking and Safety the Army Academy, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the Ministry of Defense.

Special exercises will be dedicated to the use of counterbattery stations AN / TPQ-36, which Ukraine received from the U.S.

All Ukrainian units on the drills consist of contract servicemen.

Training will be held in five phases: program of the course includes training tactics, weapons training, tactical medicine, communication organization, explosive devices counteractions, defense and offense, carrying out raids, other.