“We observe now the birth of a new Ukrainian
army. Large-scale exercise ‘Steadfast Firmness 2017’ proves this statement.
Combat experienced units with enhance their skills at military training
fields”, wrote Army General Stepan Poltorak on his official Facebook page.
“We’ll boost our combat capabilities during large-scale
exercises and we will train our military to meet any threats and
defend the people,” he stressed.
Today, September 13, in Kherson oblast, in the framework of
exercise Steadfast Firmness 2017 the military worked out military Dnipro river
crossing exercise. The engineer units ensured the delivery of tanks, infantry
fighting vehicles and other equipment by means of pontoon raft. Other units
worked out activities of special treatment of military equipment, smoke and
aerosol screen, and topographic support of troops