Multinational command-staff exercise "Maple arches - 2015" was launched in Lithuania with the participation of soldiers of the armed forces of Ukraine, informs on the first day of the week the Ministry of defence of Ukraine.
"in the 1st academic centers armed forces of the Republic of Lithuania, which is located near Vilnius, more than 250 soldiers of the military might of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine will improve their knowledge and skills in conducting stabilization and peacekeeping operations ", - reported in the report.
Ukraine on the teachings of the present 35 soldiers from the headquarters of Land forces and highly Mobile airborne troops of the armed forces of Ukraine, National Academy of Land forces named after Hetman Petro Sahaidachny, other military units and institutions of the Ukrainian defense Ministry.
Active participation in the event are the Ukrainian officers, who already are part of the multinational staff of the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade, which started its activity not so long ago. According to the Ministry of defence, the main instructors, as in previous years, we have experienced officers and sergeants of the canadian forces who have participated in many peacekeeping operations.
Within 2 weeks of the exercises the headquarters of the multinational battalion, which consists of soldiers from Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine, will perform the tasks of peacekeeping topics in one of the fictional countries in the Baltic region. The scenario was developed with regard to possible challenges and threats that have the ability to have a place in this part of the European continent, informs defense Ministry.
before the Internet portal Recalling the armed forces said that on the first day of the week in Lithuania at the same time start five military exercises. Planned national and international military exercise " Baltic host 2015 ", " Iron sword - 2015 ", " Trust - 2015 ", " the Merger of the arcades 2015 ", " Maple arches - 2015 ". These exercises will involve about 2, 8 thousands of military and civilians from eleven countries.