Ukraine’s Armed Forces cross Dnieper within Unwavering Tenacity drills

Tanks and armored vehicles were used in the maneuvers

13:06, 13 September 2017

General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces

Armed Forces units took part in the transfer of military equipment across the Dnieper in Kherson region, in the framework of the Unwavering Tenacity drills, the General Staff said Wednesday.

Для переправки военной техники был выбран участок реки шириной 600 метров. В тактическом форсировании были задействованы танки, бронемашины и колесная техника. 

A 600-meter-wide section of the river was chosen for the transfer of military equipment. Tanks, armored cars and wheeled vehicles were involved in the tactical crossing.

"Engineering units transferred tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and various wheeled vehicles with the help of a pontoon ferry from one bank to another. At the same time as the crossing was organized, other units practiced smoke and aerosol concealment of the site, topogeodetic support of the troops', "the General Staff said.

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The commanders said that Ukrainian troops had fulfilled their assigned tasks and demonstrated a high level of cooperation.

As it was reported earlier Unwavering Tenacity 2017 drills start in Ukraine. Ukraine's Armed Forces will prepare to repel a possible threat in connection with Russia-Belarus joint military drills West-2017.

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