The first group of Ukrainian servicemen arrived in the UK to participate in military training. About it declared British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace.
According to him, up to 10,000 Ukrainian military personnel should go through the training program. He noted that the government intends to expand the scale of the program by attracting instructors from other countries. More than two billion pounds have been allocated for the implementation of the training.
Wallace said that the training will take place at several military training grounds at once, led by 11 teams of instructors. Courses include weapons training, first aid, field equipment, patrol tactics, and the laws of armed conflict. He added that each course will last 2-3 weeks.
How informs BBC Russian service, the Ukrainian military is already being trained in the use of multiple rocket launchers at a military base in Wiltshire, southwest England.
Earlier, Wallace said that the UK would provide Ukraine with M270 multiple launch rocket systems that can hit targets up to 80 kilometers away.
- On June 17, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on behalf of the British government, during his visit to Kyiv, proposed a large-scale training program for the Ukrainian military in the UK. According to him, Britain wants to achieve a strategic turning point in the war.