American troops to train Ukrainians on U.S.-provided cannons
American troops will soon start training their Ukrainian counterparts on artillery systems they will receive from the U.S. as part of an $800 million security assistance package in their war against Russian invaders.
The instruction will take place “within days” in a location outside Ukraine. Defense Department officials said they would use a “train the trainer” approach.
“A small number of Ukrainians will be trained on the howitzers. Then they will be reintroduced back into their country to train their colleagues,” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters on Monday.
The U.S. said...