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Ukraine Begins Training Specialists to Exploit Western Air Defense Systems

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The young generation of officers who will soon operate Western air defense systems in Ukraine will be trained at the Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National University of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
The young generation of officers who will soon operate Western air defense systems in Ukraine will be trained at the Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National University of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced the recruitment of cadets for training on promising anti-aircraft missile systems IRIS-T, NASAMS, Patriot, SAMP/T and others

This is reported on the official Facebook page of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

In particular, the message states that the young generation of officers who will soon operate Western air defense systems in Ukraine will be trained at the Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National University of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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According to the report, this military university is currently scattered throughout Ukraine, and the training process continues both in Ukraine and abroad.

Currently, the Ukrainian military and lecturers of this university are undergoing appropriate training in the operation and combat use of modern air defense systems in several European countries and the USA. But, as stated in the message of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, "the time is not far off when specialists in managing complex air defense systems will be trained in Ukraine."

Ukraine Begins Training Specialists to Exploit Western Air Defense Systems, Defense Express
Ukraine begins training specialists to exploit Western air defense systems / Photo credit: the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Ukraine’s air defense units have already received some of the most modern anti-aircraft missile systems in the world - IRIS-T, NASAMS, Crotale, Aspid, Avenger, Gepard and others. Patriot and SAMP/T are next. And there will be more and more of them, and eventually they will completely replace the old fleet of Soviet equipment.

Ukraine Begins Training Specialists to Exploit Western Air Defense Systems, Defense Express
Currently, the Ukrainian military are on training in the operation and combat use of modern air defense systems in several European countries and the USA / Photo credit: the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

"That is why the Air Force needs motivated defenders who are able to master this weapon and stand up for the defense of the country. This is a platform for promising and highly paid service," the message of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine emphasizes.

As Defense Express reported, Ukrainian Journalist Got a Glimpse of IRIS-T Air Defense System.

Ukraine Begins Training Specialists to Exploit Western Air Defense Systems, Defense Express
The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced the recruitment of cadets for training on promising anti-aircraft missile systems IRIS-T, NASAMS, Patriot, SAMP/T and others

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