President took part in military-technical exercise in Mykolaiv region

2015-04-25 13:28:00 | ID: 9449

Saturday, April 25. MYKOLAIV — President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in military exercise of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Mykolaiv region.

President Petro Poroshenko, NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, Chief of the General Staff Colonel General Viktor Muzhenko and Commander of highly mobile airborne troops Mykhailo Zabrodskyi have watched the training of the 95th detached airmobile brigade, 25th detached Dnipropetrovsk airborne brigade and 79th detached airmobile brigade.

Servicemen have practiced measures on the elimination of enemy’s objects, replenishment of ammunition and logistical tools delivered by aircraft military transport and rescue of the crew in conditions of fighting. Also, militaries have conducted training on fighting tactics using aircraft and ground equipment, as well as heavy artillery.

In addition, airborne troops have practiced in the seizure of the bridge over the river Berezan and the destruction of units that defend the bridge.

In the course of the training, the President has tried out the armoured vehicle “Spartan”.

Press Service of the President of Ukraine