12,000 Ukrainian military undergo training according to NATO standards
First Deputy Minister of Defense, Lieutenant General Oleksandr Pavliuk, says that as of November 16, 12,000 Ukrainian military personnel have undergone training in accordance with NATO standards
The Ministry of Defense's website reported the information.
It stated that the military were trained under the DEEP program, in which Ukraine has been participating for 10 years. This helps to improve and increase the compatibility of the education of Ukrainian soldiers with the Alliance. During this time, 12,000 Ukrainian servicemen and teachers have been trained and upgraded their skills.
"We are talking about training academic staff, instructors and other professionals - both to teach planning and decision-making procedures according to NATO standards (TLP, MDMP, OPP) and to strengthen language skills," the statement said.
As part of the program, servicemen are also trained as commanders and non-commissioned officers' instructors.
"With the assistance of the DEEP program, a number of basic documents have been developed on changes in higher military education. In particular, the Roadmap for improving language training in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Concept for Transforming the Military Education System," said Lieutenant General Pavliuk.
As of November 10, 30,000 Ukrainian servicemen have completed their training in the UK. Among them are artillerymen, marines, engineers and combat medics.