The security of the Belarusian-Ukrainian border is greatly enhanced, said Thursday the head of the Belarusian State border Committee Leonid Maltsev.
the length of the Belarusian-Ukrainian border is 1 84 thousand kilometers, RIA " Novosti ".
"We launched the new Mozyr Border detachment, added another 3 fresh frontier, threw four border outposts – two from Mozyr, two – from Gomel, launched 3 new border post," said Maltsev on air of the Belarusian TV. In addition, according to him, the Belarusian border guards equip the border with Ukraine, " the most modern technical devices with cameras, signal systems ". Each gate is supplied unmanned means." One type – UAV for border patrol helicopter type. Border patrol may be on the way to raise the drone and quickly get the picture. The second type – this tool Outpost. Heavier. He can work As a under the control of the operator, and by the program ", - told the Chairman of the Belarusian border agencies. He also said that the border guards will have and double gyrocopters (rotary wing aircraft), which are much cheaper than helicopters. As added Maltsev, on the Ukrainian border outfits Belarusian border guards have moved "from the principle of patrolling to the principle of" response." The drone saw – outfit went to intercept ", - He explained. The head of the state border Committee told that Belarusian border guards several times had to use weapons at the border line with Ukraine. He cited One case where violating the border poachers began to shoot at the guards. They were supposed to return fire and tied poachers.