Started the second stage of preparation of the military might of Ukraine, said the official representative of the Pentagon captain, U.S. Navy Jeff Davis.
"This is part of our efforts to assist Ukraine in implementing a long-term military reform and improve the professionalism of its soldiers, who are obliged to help it strengthen the domestic defense capabilities," - said the representative of the Pentagon.
He said that for the last 2 years, the U.S. has provided military assistance to Kiev more than 265 million dollars, reports news Agency. Training Ukrainian soldiers will go on the American program Fearless guardian ( "Fearless sentinel" ), launched in 2014. To work with them assumes 300 military trainers from 173rd airborne brigade of the US army based in Vicenza (Italy). As told by captain Davis, of the five regular battalions will be trained on jaworowski polygon in the Lviv region, but the battalion of special purpose - in Khmelnitsky.