Ukrainian soldiers arrive in Belgium to undergo underwater drone operation training

Ukrainian soldiers arrive in Belgium to undergo underwater drone operation training

A group of Ukrainian military arrived in Belgium as part of a training mission of the European Union. Soldiers will learn how to operate underwater drones, the transfer of which Belgium announced in November.

Belgian Minister of Defense Ludivine Dedonder wrote this on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.

“Today we are welcoming Ukraine’s soldiers in Belgium as part of the EUMAM mission. They will undergo training on the underwater systems delivered by Belgium to Ukraine. I’ve expressed them my profound support and saluted the courage shown for almost a year now,” the minister wrote.

As reported by Ukrinform, on January 27, the Government of Belgium decided to allocate the largest package of military aid to Ukraine amounting to EUR 92 million. In particular, it will include air defense missiles, anti-tank missiles, machine guns, grenades, ammunition, trucks, and armored SUVs.


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