Turchynov sends greetings to Ukrainian military on Missile troops and Artillery Day
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has congratulated the Ukrainian military on the engineering forces day and the day of the rocket troops and artillery, the press service of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has reported.
"Dear missileers and artillerists, designers, workers and veterans of missile troops and artillery! I sincerely congratulate you on the professional holiday! Missile troops and artillery are one of the most important branches of troops that provide firepower directly influencing the success of the battlefield, without which victory in modern warfare is impossible," the NSDC said on its website on Saturday morning.
He congratulated missileers and artillerists on their professional holiday and highly praised their professional features.
"You, the successors of renowned combat traditions, are an example of courage, heroism, loyalty to the oath, dedication, and determination in defending the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine. In cooperation with other branches of troops, you were the first to face the attack of an insidious enemy; you stopped it in 2014, and today you give a worthy rebuff to the Russian aggressor in the East of Ukraine," Turchynov said.
Separately, the head of the National Security Council noted the work of Ukrainian weapons designers.
"Particular gratitude should be expressed to domestic designers and entrepreneurs, thanks to whom the Ukrainian people have proudly watched the latest missile and artillery samples on Khreschatyk, which will soon become the basis of the military power of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and our State," the secretary said.