Hrytsenko: Ukraine needs a U.S. drone and sniper rifles
Ex-defense Minister of Ukraine Anatoly Hrytsenko, the possibility of providing U.S. military assistance to Ukraine Is a positive step. About It he told DW.
Answering the question about what kinds of weapons Ukraine would like to receive from the U.S. government, Gritsenko in the 1st place called Drones.
"in the 1st place - unmanned aerial devices. Besides, Not only for tracking, but also for the application of precision strikes to prevent the death of civilians, " said he.
Also among the necessary weapons Gritsenko called sniper rifles and secure communication channels.
The ex-Minister considers that the Preparation for the use of these equipment will literally take a little time.
"Preparing for the use of sniper rifles and mastery of it for the sniper is one week. Communication means even less. Drones can be mastered in a few weeks. This is Not a problem, It does Not require even higher military education. We are not talking about some complex systems, space surveillance or modern means of air defense, " he said.
Answering the question about whether such weapons to fall into the wrong hands ", Gritsenko I am sure that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has all the necessary range of opportunities so that was Not.