On March 26 Ukraine celebrated the Day of the National Guard for the first time. What have they achieved since then?
During one year of its existence National Guard has made huge contribution in fight against Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine. Soldiers helped restoring peace in liberated territories as well.
National Guard of Ukraine operates within ministry of Internal Affairs.
The total number of servicemen reaches 60 000 people. 70% of them are enlisted contract soldiers and officers.
The National Guard was created from conscripts and enlisted contract servicemen. Forces of National Guard are armed with different types of weapons such as armored vehicles, self-propelled artillery, means of digital communication, tanks, anti-tank missiles and rifles.
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