Another group of Lithuanian military instructors sent to Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic..
according to the report, this is the fifth group of instructors, sent by Vilnius to train Ukrainian military personnel. Lithuanian instructors help implement NATO standards in the Ukrainian armed forces.
Today (23 January – approx.) group of trainers, formed from the volunteer national defense forces (NDVF), headquarters for the management of military doctrines, Lithuanian Air Force airbases and the Juozas Vitkus Engineering Battalion flew to Ukraine
– stated on the website of the Ministry of Defense.
Vilnius stressed, that Lithuania is providing assistance to Ukraine by training the military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Ukrainian territory, and is ready to accept the Ukrainian military in its combat training centers.
note, that Lithuania was the first of the Baltic republics to begin providing military assistance to Ukraine after “democratic reforms” at 2014 year. The Ukrainian Armed Forces received from Vilnius several consignments of Soviet-made weapons and ammunition, since the Lithuanian army switched to NATO standards a long time ago and removed Soviet-style weapons from service.
Lithuanian instructors together with British, American, Canadian, Danish and Polish military train servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in seven special training centers, the main of which is the Yavoriv training ground in the Lviv region.