The state border service of Ukraine started to prepare the mortar, which will operate out of boundary commandant's office rapid response, said Wednesday the press service of the Ministry.
Preparation of mortar as officers and Junior officers occurs at the home base of educational institutions of the state border service and military power of Ukraine, shall be notified on the Internet representation offices.
in the training center of the border service in Cherkasy oblast the Training of Junior officers of the detachment boundary commandant's office rapid response. Had arrived for training more than 40 soldiers. The training curriculum for the training of experts mortar calculations, calculators office mortar battery artillery and intelligence. The main goal of the exercises is the acquisition of practical skills for the application of mortar and perform other military tasks. A complete field theory lessons on the training ground Soldiers will reinforce their knowledge in practice. Upon completion of the course, each soldier will take the test, the results of which will receive a proper certificate. Training of officers is held at the base of the army Academy of the armed forces. There are trained eleven border officers, who then will head mortar calculations. They are trained not only artillery, but also the ability to control mortar units. Fifteen of June it was declared about the fact that Ukraine in the framework of the project "European Val" dug up more than 100 km of anti-tank ditches on the border line with Russia. Before that, the Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk promised to finish the project "the Wall" by the end of 2018. According to his statement, the total Cost of the project is 4 billion hryvnia (194 million dollars), of which 2, 5 billion (U.S. $ 121 million) will focus on the establishment of electronic means of tracking, 1, 5 billion (72 million dollars) will be spent on construction work. For the construction of borders in 2014–2015 already spent 160 million hryvnia (7, 7 million). At the end of may Russian border guards said that the Russian side also carries out research on the overlap of the boundary line. In the Rostov region along the Russian-Ukrainian border already built more than 40 km of fences and dug out about 100 km of ditches.