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Ukrainian Armed Forces recruits learn NLAW in the UK

Jun 22, 2023

In the United Kingdom, members of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are being trained by Canadian instructors to use the next-generation NLAW portable light anti-tank weapon.


According to Ukrinform, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported this on Facebook.

"Military instructors of the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, 1st Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, 3rd Canadian Division of the Canadian Armed Forces are training new recruits of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the Canadian Armed Forces' Operation UNIFIER as part of the multinational training operation INTERFLEX for basic military training of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the United Kingdom," the statement reads.

According to the General Staff, theoretical and practical training is being provided on combat operations in urbanized areas, handling of the Next Generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon (NLAW), and basic principles of first aid.

They also learn how to check passageways and entrances to buildings and rooms, evacuate victims during combat operations in populated areas, prepare, seize, clear, and hold a building, and perform complex actions during the seizure of premises within a unit.

All of these training modules make the Armed Forces of Ukraine professionally trained and ready for combat conditions while defending Ukraine from the Russian aggressor.

This training enables them to master the necessary tactical skills and increases the safety and professionalism of the Armed Forces of Ukraine so that the servicemen can skillfully use the necessary tactical knowledge to defend Ukraine.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Canada continue to stand by Ukraine and work tirelessly with international partners to provide ongoing support to the Ukrainian state in response to Russia's continued violation of international law.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 22/06/2023

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