Swedish military engineers interested in the combat experience of their Ukrainian colleagues

KIEV. 11 Nov. UNN. The delegation of the Armed forces of the Kingdom of Sweden, 8 November, with an official visit visited the mine action Centre of the Main Directorate of operational support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which is stationed in Kamenetz-Podolsk, reports UNN with reference to the press service of the defense Ministry.

Professional interest from colleagues from the Kingdom of Sweden called the fighting experience of the personnel of the mine action Centre in anti-terrorist operations, there is identified IEDs (improvised explosive devices), their technical characteristics, installation methods and management, as well as the issues of combating IEDs as a whole.

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Foreign military appreciated the level of educational material-technical base of the Center, the quality of the professional training and the level of training of trainers.

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Temporarily fulfilling duties of the chief of the mine action Centre, Colonel Oleg Gavrilyuk thanked guests for the visit and kind words of support to the Armed forces of Ukraine in such a difficult time for the country. Also, the officer expressed the hope to strengthen, expand bilateral cooperation and accession in the short term, the Armed forces of Ukraine to the information management system for mine action and explosive items EOD-IS.

Recall all military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will gradually transfer to vehicle radios Aselsan.

As previously reported UNN, from the beginning of 2017 in the area of the ATO military sappers defused more than 45 thousand Explosive objects and cleared 1.8 thousand hectares.

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