Ukrainian and British paratroopers are actively preparing for the exercise "Joint Endeavour 2020"

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Ukrainian and British paratroopers are actively preparing for the exercise "Joint Endeavour 2020"

After the arrival of paratroopers of the 16th Airborne Assault Brigade of the British Armed Forces to Ukraine by military transport aircraft and after airdropping, joint training activities with units of the Air Assault Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have began

These events are held at one of the ranges of Mykolaiv region, in preparation for the strategic command and staff exercise “Joint Endeavour 2020”.

In the field, paratroopers from Great Britain and Ukraine strengthen cooperation during a set of combat training activities. In particular, fire, tactical, airborne, engineering training, as well tactical medicine and driving of combat vehicles, etc.

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Joint Endeavour 2020, Defense Express

According to the Commander of the Air Assault Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lt. Gen. Yevhen Moisiuk, the priority of training is the maximum compatibility of forces and assets of units of both countries, which is necessary for further joint action during the practical phases of the exercise.

On the first day, a demonstration of armament and military equipment adopted in the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom and the Air Assault Troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was organized for British and Ukrainian service members.

Joint Endeavour 2020, Defense Express

After that, British paratroopers got acquainted with the capabilities of the Air Assault Forces, performing various exercises of firing from submachine guns, automatic pistols, large-calibre machine guns, as well as combat vehicle armament.

Joint Endeavour 2020, Defense Express

In addition, joint tactical actions of British and Ukrainian airborne units in the forest-steppe and urban zones conditions were practiced.

PA Service of the Air Assault Forces Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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