Troopers from Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania take part in Brave Band international military drills. Commanders of the LITPOLUKRBRIG joint brigade joined the military exercises, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry reported (Yevropeiska Pravda).
The drills will last for two weeks; about a hundred of officers from Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine are to gain skills of managing military units during peacekeeping operations.
Since the official launch of the brigade, Brave Band has been its first practical exercise aiming to prepare servicemen from the three countries for work in common combat environment.
LITPOLUKRBRIG is a planned multinational brigade consisting of units from the Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian armies, aimed at strategic partnership and military cooperation between the countries. An agreement on its creation was signed in November 2009; the unit itself was eventually formed in September 2014.