Ivan Boyko 23:48, 05/06/22 YHIAH
In addition, more than 150 Ukrainian servicemen are undergoing corresponding exercises.
More than 200 Ukrainian military personnel have completed preparatory exercises for the use of M777 howitzers , which are being provided to Ukraine by Western allies.
It is reported by CNN with reference to a briefing by Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.
More than 150 Ukrainian soldiers are undergoing corresponding exercises.
Earlier, Kirby reported that US military personnel provide professional training for Ukrainian soldiers outside of Ukraine. Thus, 15 Ukrainian military personnel have completed training for the use of Q-64 mobile air defense radar systems, 60 have completed training for the use of M-113 armored personnel carriers, and about 50 more are currently being trained.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine is receiving 155-mm M777 howitzers from the United States, Canada and Australia , AS90 howitzers from the UK, and Gepard anti-aircraft tanks from Germany.
On May 3, Kirby stated that most of the planned howitzers had already been delivered to Ukraine. In particular, in total we are talking about 90 units of artillery systems.