Lithuania will train Ukraine military instructors for Marksmanship and Urban Combat Courses 11908153

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Lithuania will train Ukraine military instructors for Marksmanship and Urban Combat Courses.
Lithuania responds to a request from Ukraine – Lithuanian military instructors will share their expertise in a two-week course organised for their counterparts from the Ukrainian Armed Forces, and will share experience in arranging Marksmanship Course and Urban Combat Course
     
Lithuania responds to a request from Ukraine – Lithuanian military instructors will share their expertise in a two-week course organised for their counterparts from the Ukrainian Armed Forces, and will share experience in arranging Marksmanship Course and Urban Combat Course A Lithuanian soldier provides training sesssion for Ukrainian soldiers.
     
23 Ukraine’s military instructors will attend the courses in Lithuania. Most of them will gather experience at the Urban Combat Course at the King Mindaugas Hussar Battalion in Panevežys while the rest will undergo the Marksmanship Course at the Gaižiunai Training Range in Rukla.

Both courses will be conducted by Lithuanian military instructors with Juozas Lukša Training Centre Rukla and other units of the Lithuanian Land Forces.

All the guests from Ukraine are veterans of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Eastern Ukraine or have arrived in Lithuania straight from it.

Lithuania's military assistance to Ukraine

Lithuania has been actively supporting Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity, as well as providing support by every means possible and legally acceptable, including military assistance, since the beginning of the aggression of the Russian Federation in the country. The Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania is rendering humanitarian assistance, material support and handed over elements of military equipment in response to the need of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Wounded members of Ukraine’s Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) are treated at the Military Rehabilitation Centre Druskininkai and civilian healthcare institutions.

Lithuanian and Ukrainian armies cooperate in the area of military education and training. Ukrainian soldiers are invited to study at Lithuania’s military education institutions, Lithuania is providing financing for the studies of Ukrainian officers at the Baltic Defence College.

Lithuanian paramedics were involved in the United States-conducted training mission for the Ukrainian Armed Forces from February to April. Four instructors of the Lithuanian Armed Forces have also been training Ukrainian soldiers alongside U.S. troops since July.

Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine established the LITPOLUKRBRIG tri-national brigade together.
 

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