Ukrainian Armed Forces’ Navy complete program of British training mission ‘Orbital’

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Courses on the program of the British training mission ‘Orbital’ in the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were completed on Friday, April 13, the press center of the Navy of the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ High Command has reported.

“The exercises with instructors and trainers of different categories were conducted under the guidance of the UK instructors and comprised seven areas of training: the course for countering improvised explosive devices, the course for conduct of defense operations in urban conditions, advanced course in tactical medicine, intelligence, training of senior sergeants, training of platoon commanders and the course of the counter-sniper struggle,” the message reads.

Ukrainian servicemen, in turn, shared their combat experience with foreign colleagues.

About 180 military seamen participated in the courses, which were conducted on the basis of the training center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ Navy and the Joint Forces Center for Units Training.

The next course on the program of the British training mission ‘Orbital’ is planned to be held in September, which will also attract the naval staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

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