Norway starts maritime training mission

This spring, Norwegian soldiers start training Ukrainian Marines specialized in small boat operations. The training will go on for at least a year. In addition, Norway will donate rubber boats and equipment to a value of approximately NOK 60 million.

- The Norwegian Army has already developed a close relationship with Ukrainian marines through training in Norway, says Defence Minister Bjørn Arild Gram (Sp).

Biletet er fra trening av ukrainske marinesoldatar i Noreg.
The photo is from training of Ukrainian Marines in Oslo. Credit: Norwegian Armed Forces

The training is a first step in the maritime coalition work that Norway is co-ordinating with Great Britain.