Ukraine deploys air assault divisions to Ukrainian-Russian border line
The units of the Airborne Assault Forces have deployed to the most dangerous areas throughout the Ukrainian-Russian border line.
During the working visit to Zhytomyr region, President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited one of the military bases where the boarding of military units and equipment of the Airborne Assault Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine into the aircrafts was held for the redeployment of troops in the framework of the fulfillment of tasks determined by martial law. Upon completion of boarding, the flight of the Su-27 and Il-76MD aircrafts was conducted. Also, aerobatic maneuvers were demonstrated on Su-27 aircrafts.
The Supreme Commander-in-Chief emphasizes that an important element in adequately responding to the actions of the aggressor is the build-up of troop groups, in accordance with the Strategic Concept for the use of the state defense forces approved by him.
“Within this process, the combat units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are being re-deployed to the most dangerous areas along the entire line of our border in order to strengthen the defense capabilities and be prepared to stop the aggressor without wasting any second,” the President said.
“From this military airfield, the elite of our troops – the units of the Airborne Assault Forces will be transported to important defensive regions and districts in accordance with the approved plans. As always, you are sent to the places with the most complicated situation, where there is a need to solve the most difficult tasks, where it is impossible to do without the soldiers of the Airborne Assault Forces,” the Head of State underlined.
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