The National Guard of Ukraine initiated the formation of a fourth reserve battalion
June 19, 2014
As UNIAN was reported by the ATO press service this was stated by First Deputy Commander of Ukrainian National Guard Major General Alexander Kryvenko. According to him, the decision was made by commander of the National Guard of Ukraine Lieutenant General Stephen Poltorak and now a fourth battalion of reservists of Ukrainian Nationa Guard is in the process of formation.
The press service: meanwhile, the third battalion has graduated training in the training center and the fighters of the second are serving in the east of the state. “In preparing reservists we gain experience with this category of servicemen and continuously improve the process of learning – said Kryvenko. – For example, the second battalion has another structure than the first one”.
The press service also added that in this case not only the structure of the third battalion is to be changed, but also armament. For example soldiers will be equipped with the imagers and additional ‘heavy’ weapons.