Monday, March 31, 2008

President calls on Vasylkiv 40th Fighter Aviation Brigade

President Victor Yushchenko paid a visit today to Vasylkiv (Kyiv region) located 40th Fighter Aviation Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Force.

President was explained brigade’s mission and objectives, as well as its organization and duties. He also viewed the aircrafts and other equipment used by the brigade. Victor Yushchenko was shown latest national enterprises’ elaborations in modernization of the Sukhoi Su-25 attack planes and Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter planes, Aero L-39 Albatros jet trainer aircrafts, Mil Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters and radar stations.

In his visit President was accompanied by Defense Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov