Ukraine has strengthened the air defense system in the northern direction (photo)

Units of radio and anti-aircraft missile forces have significantly strengthened the system of radar reconnaissance and anti-aircraft missile cover in the Chernihiv region.

Ukraine is strengthening the air defense system ( ADS ) in the northern direction.

As reported on Facebook by the Public Relations Service of the Air Command “Center”, as part of the strategic command and staff exercise “Joint Efforts-2021”, the air defense system in the northern direction was strengthened.

Units of the radio and anti-aircraft missile forces of the Center Air Command have advanced to certain positions, which will significantly strengthen the system of radar reconnaissance and anti-aircraft missile cover, the report said.

The servicemen also appeal to the residents of the settlements of Chernihiv region not to obstruct or expose the routes of redeployment of troops.

As UNIAN reported, the exercise “Joint Efforts 2021”, which will be held from 22 to 30 September, is a response to the Russian exercise “West-2021” and a factor in deterring the aggressor.

About 12.5 thousand servicemen will take part in the exercise, more than 600 units of armaments and military equipment will be involved, including about 85 tanks, about 40 armored combat vehicles, up to 50 units of missile and artillery systems over 100 mm caliber, up to 20 units of warships and up to 30 helicopters and planes.

In addition to the Armed Forces, representatives of the armed forces of Great Britain, Georgia, Italy, Jordan, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, the United States, Hungary and Sweden will take part in the strategic command and staff exercise.

(C)UNIAN 2021

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