In Germany, an expanded training program for the Ukrainian military from American instructors has begun. This was stated by the head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, AP reports.
According to him, it is planned to train about 500 fighters over the next 5-8 weeks. The program includes work with various types of weapons and the development of joint actions and coordination of units of various types & # 8212; infantry, mechanized brigades, artillery. The training will begin with theory and small group work and gradually progress to the stage of complex exercises at the BTG level.
The General added that complex exercises should play an important role in preparing for further counter-offensive actions by Ukraine and that the United States expects to transfer to Ukraine new aid around the time the military has completed training and is ready to use it «before the spring rains».
In turn, the journalist of «Voice of America&# 187; Ostap Yarysh said that the first part of the Ukrainian military has already arrived in the United States for training on Patriot air defense. Training will be held at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. In total, about 100 Ukrainian soldiers arrived in the US.
Approx 100 Ukrainian soldiers arrived in Oklahoma to begin training on the Patriot air defense systems.
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— Ostap Yarysh (@OstapYarysh) January 16, 2023