​NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time

40 instructors on NLAW anti-tank systems were trained in 5 days
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NLAW anti-tank systems have been tested in Ukraine
NLAW anti-tank systems have been tested in Ukraine

The Ukrainian military have conducted the first shooting exercises with the NLAW anti-tank missile systems supplied by Great Britain. It was the final stage of training of NLAW ATGM operators hosted by the National Academy of Ground Forces named after Hetman Petro Sahaydachny

The training of the first group of future instructors for the training of operators of NLAW anti-tank missile systems has been completed. Graduates of the course made practical launches from anti-tank systems – Perild reports citing ArmyInform.

NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
The Ukrainian military have conducted the first shooting exercises with the NLAW anti-tank missile systems supplied by Great Britain

“Targets were set at the corresponding lines from 300 to 600 m: an infantry fighting vehicle, self-propelled guns and MT-LB. Fire was fired from different distances and positions. In particular, from a house through a window, from a trench, from a combat vehicle. All targets were hit “, the message says.

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NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
Targets for NLAW were set at the corresponding lines from 300 to 600 m

It is reported that the training of ATGM instructors took place in the shortest possible time – three days for theory and tactics and two days for practical application.

About 40 NLAW ATGM instructors were trained in 5 days. They will disperse to certain units in order to train new specialists.

NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
About 40 NLAW ATGM instructors were trained in 5 days and finnaly got sertificates

Starting next week, about 20 more servicemen will receive the specialty of the NLAW ATGM operator.

As Defense Express reported United Kingdom’s Government had sent 2,000 anti-tank missile launchers and a group of around 30 elite troops to Ukraine as tensions soar with Russia.

NLAW Anti-Tank Missile Systems were Used by Ukrainian Armed Forces for the First Time, Defense Express
Great Britain supplyed Ukraine with new light anti-tank weapons in response to “the increasingly threatening behaviour from Russia”

Ukraine is receiving new batches of technical assistance from USA including SMAW multi-role ggrenade launchers.

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