The Ukrainian military department informs about the participation of the military personnel of the country's armed forces in international exercises, which take place in Germany. We are talking about the maneuvers, called Combined Resolve XIV. These are maneuvers on the territory of the training center and the Hohenfels training ground (federal state of Bavaria).
From Ukraine, servicemen of the 28th separate mechanized brigade take part in the exercises on the territory of Bavaria, which has a very loud name: "Named after the Knights of the Winter March". In addition to the Ukrainian and German military, contingents from the United States participate in the maneuvers, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Italy, Slovenia, Romania, France, Lithuania.
Noteworthy is the stage of the exercises, Where, as stated, "Training took place between the crews of the BMP-2 of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the M1A1 Abrams tanks". They did not dare to use the Ukrainian contingent separately. Instead, several BMP-2s of the aforementioned 28th Omb “named after the Knights of the Northern March” Introduced to the US Army Tank Battalion.
From the message of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine:
During the active phase, our unit will carry out reconnaissance tasks, defensive combat, participate in offensive actions, etc..
According to recent reports, Ukrainian crews of BMP-2 were first entrusted with covering the road due to forest planting, along which the US Army Abrams convoy was moving to the shooting range. At the same time, the wait for the passage of American tanks was somewhat delayed..
In this regard, check the declared interaction of US Army tanks and Ukrainian BMP-2, by and large, Did not work out. Tanks arrived at the training ground and started practicing practical shooting, including night. “Knights of the Northern March” it remained to observe the actions of the American military.
During maneuvers in Germany, the American army uses main battle tanks in the so-called desert ("Sandy") color.
used photos:Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Facebook / 2nd U.S. Army Brigade