UKRAINIAN-POLISH JOINT MILITARY UNIT TAKES TO THE FIELD.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 179
The first exercise of the recently created joint Ukrainian-Polish battalion is underway at the Nowa Deba testing range in Poland’s Krakow military district. The exercise, code named Tatra-96, tests tactical coordination at the company level between units from the two countries. Drawn from a Ukrainian mechanized division in the Carpathian military district and a Polish tank brigade, the joint battalion is intended to participate in international peacekeeping operations under NATO or UN aegis. (Interfax-Ukraine, PAP, September 25) The formation of the joint battalion is part of a broader Ukrainian-Polish military cooperation that signifies a historic reconciliation among the two nations.
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