"Finally this day has come! Today, for the first time in Ukraine, the launch of Javelin missile complexes took place. Due to them, the combat capabilities of the Armed Forces have increased significantly. This is a very effective defensive weaponry, which is used in the event of Russian offensive on the positions of Ukrainian troops," Poroshenko wrote on social media on Tuesday, May 22, Censor.NET reports.
April 30, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed delivery of Javelin anti-tank missile systems to Ukraine.
Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said that on May 2 the Ukrainian troops would start acquiring both theoretical and practical skills of operating Javelins.