Ukrainian military transport aircraft will be involved in major NATO exercises Trident Juncture-2015 within the EU, informs on the last working day of the week the mission of Ukraine to NATO.
"Ukrainian military transport aircraft Il-76MD during 19-28 October 2015 will be involved in the development of common objectives with NATO on the script of the aerial phase of learning within Italy and Spain ", - said in the report.
As stressed by the mission, exercises Trident Juncture-2015 are the largest and most ambitious exercise in the Commonwealth during the last decade. These exercises will be conducted during October-November in Italy, Portugal and Spain. The exercises will involve about 36 thousand soldiers from 30 countries. The purpose of the exercise is to demonstrate the high level of combat readiness of NATO and its ability to respond to the fresh security challenges.