Poroshenko told about the happy Ukrainian soldiers on tests of “Javelin”
Moscow. May 22. INTERFAX.RU President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko attended the first start-up in Ukraine missile complexes “javelin”.
“Finally the day has come! Today for the first time in Ukraine were the launches of missiles Javelin. Thanks to them, the combat capabilities of the AFU has increased significantly,” wrote Poroshenko in Facebook.
The President stressed that it is “effective defensive weapons” that “will be applied only in the case of the Russian Federation on positions of the Ukrainian troops”.
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As the press service of the Ukrainian President, Poroshenko noted that units of the Ukrainian Armed forces have undergone appropriate training to use these weapons.
“Did you see the happy faces of the soldiers. Today has been a dream. It has a very symbolic meaning because it is a symbol of cooperation with our American partners,” — said the Ukrainian leader.
He thanked the President of the United States Donald trump, Vice-President Mike Pence, Secretary of defense, Secretary of state, the Senate and Congress and all the American partners for support of Ukraine and adoption of the relevant decision on the provision of anti-tank missile systems Javelin.
According to the press service President of Ukraine was shown the control launches at ground targets, which was performed by the Ukrainian military. “All targets were successfully hit,” the report says.
Also took part in the training launches of Ukrainian ATGM (anti-tank missile systems), in particular the “Stugna”, which also showed good results.