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Canada to train Ukrainian soldiers in UK

8th August 2022 - 13:30 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


Operation UNIFIER was launched in 2015 and was extended until March 2025 early this year. (Photo: DND)

The Canadian Armed Forces will send more than 200 personnel to the UK to train a variety of skills for Ukrainian recruits.

The Canadian Minister of National Defence Anita Anand has announced that the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will train new recruits from the Armed Forces of Ukraine under Operation UNIFIER starting from 12 August.

A statement published on 4 August by the Department of National Defence (DND) said Canada has authorised the move to facilitate Ukraine’s need to increase the size of its ground forces as they continue to face attacks from Russia.

The programme will initially run for about four months and will see the deployment of 225 CAF personnel to the UK. Most of those will work as

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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