President of Ukraine

In the Rivne region, President observed the course of tactical exercises of the Armed Forces

16 February 2022 - 13:45

In the Rivne region, President observed the course of tactical exercises of the Armed Forces

During a working trip to the Rivne region, President of Ukraine, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy observed the tactical exercises of the Armed Forces and other security and defense forces within the command and staff exercises "Snowstorm-2022".

The Head of State inspected samples of weapons handed over to Ukraine by foreign partners. In particular, Javelin and NLAW anti-tank missile systems, Stinger missile system and more.

The security and defense forces practiced fighting in the border zone to disrupt the organized advance of the conventional enemy and its destruction. Units fired on enemy equipment and personnel during its advance, deployment and offensive.

In the training battle, military units actively used, in particular, combat aircraft, domestic and foreign unmanned aerial vehicles, including Bayraktar TB2, conventional artillery, MLRS, air defense systems, "Stugna-P", “Corsair” modern anti-tank guided missiles of domestic production and NLAW, FGM-148 Javelin, SMAW M-141 provided by our partners.

The servicemen demonstrated a high level of coherence and interaction during the maneuver of units and counterattacks to inflict maximum fire damage on a conventional enemy.

The Head of State also observed the work of the operational staff at the command post of the mechanized brigade, where he noted the high level of training of servicemen in managing brigade units, forces and assets of units of other security and defense forces during the performance of the tasks in the area.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the personnel participating in the exercises for the high level of professionalism, skills, coordinated actions demonstrated during the fulfillment of training and combat missions.