Ukrainian sappers receive NATO certificates from Canadian instructors


April 24, 2017

At the Mine Clearance Center of the Main Directorate of Combat Support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kamyanets-Podilsky of the Khmelnytsky region, another turnout of Ukrainian field engineers has been held, who were trained according to NATO standards, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has reported.

“The next turnout of Ukrainian field engineers was held at the Mine Clearance Center of the Main Directorate of Combat Support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kamyanets-Podilsky of the Khmelnytsky region, who, under the guidance of Canadian instructors, completed a training course of an operator’s assistant for neutralizing improvised explosive devices,” the ministry said on Saturday.

The deputy head of the Center for Moral and Psychological Support, Lieutenant Colonel Bohdan Berkuta congratulated Ukrainian servicemen, noting the high professionalism of Canadian instructors and the importance of their mission for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

 

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