Rapid Trident 2018 exercises kick off in Ukraine

19:09, 3 September 2018

Ukraine’s Yavorivsky firing range in Lviv region hosts the international military drills called Rapid Trident 2018. The main goal is to practice countering the armed aggression in conditions of the hybrid war.

The exercises involve 2,500 servicemen from across the globe from 14 countries, including the UK, Canada, Georgia, Turkey, Poland and Germany. All soldiers have combat experience.

The foreign troops will practice should-to-shoulder with Ukrainian units. The drills will include the use of armored vehicles and aviation. The military HQ already warned the locals that the road traffic may be limited during the exercise.