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Re: Op UNIFIER - CAF and the Ukraine Crisis
« Reply #200 on: April 13, 2019, 18:38:18 »
This, via UKR media, from the Conservative defence critic James Bezan, at a security conference in Ukraine ...
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... "We should also increase our presence in the Black Sea. We even talk about the submarines, which are now in the Mediterranean Sea but may also ‘unexpectedly’ appear in the Black Sea. If we have agreements and conventions on our participation in certain efforts in the Black Sea basin, we will do it," ... If it is not done, then, in the opinion of the politician, "Putin will try to advance further in the territory of a foreign country."  "We need to move forward, strengthen Ukraine, giving it more training in terms of military capabilities, training of personnel. Ukraine is indeed the ‘shield’ that protects the Western world from what is coming from the East" ...
... and this summary from RUS state media:
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... Canadian lawmaker James Bezan has suggested redeploying NATO submarines from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea during his speech at the Kiev Security Forum. In his opinion such measures would help stop the supposed potential "advance" of Russian forces. The politician didn't specify which "advance" he was talking about.  Bezan also called for increasing the amount of military technologies and weapons sent to Ukraine, as well as providing its troops with more training. He pointed out that NATO states possess weaponry that can be of use for Kiev in its battle in the country's east ...
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Re: Op UNIFIER - CAF and the Ukraine Crisis
« Reply #201 on: June 03, 2019, 14:01:20 »
CAN tps helping train UKR NCO's - this, via Google Translate, from the UKR MoD info-machine ...
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NATO experts visited the NCOs
5 hours ago | ID: 50147

A visit to Ukraine of NATO experts on development of a professional sergeant corps and personnel training took place in Ukraine.

The visit was part of the NATO Defense Education Enhancement Program - NCO Ukraine. From the Ukrainian side, participation in the work was received by the Chief Executive Officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, chief officers of the Armed Forces, representatives of the Office of the NCO with the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and training centers of the NCO.

The purpose of the event was to assess the effectiveness of the activities of the nurse training centers, the compliance of the personnel training process with the principles and standards adopted by the Alliance, and provide recommendations for the further development of the centers.

In general, foreign specialists noted significant progress in the development of centers and training systems for Ukrainian sergeants, in particular, they noted improvements in staffing of instructor positions, increased training and methodological skills of instructors, improvement of infrastructure and teaching material resources, improvement of curricula of leadership courses and instructor courses at all levels.

According to the results of the work, NATO experts provided a number of recommendations for the further development of the training centers of the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Informational edition of the Information Agency of the Ministry of Defense (Vinnytsya)
Link to original article (in Ukrainian) here.

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