National Guard servicemen will carry out preventive patrols in the mountainous area of Transcarpathia region of Ukraine
In order to increase security measures during the upcoming winter holiday season, as well as to provide assistance to the National Police in combating crime and to establish operational cooperation with State Border Guard in the region, the mobile reserve of the National Guard of Ukraine was sent off to Vynogradiv region of Zakarpatska Oblast of Ukraine to carry out preventive patrols.
Servicemen of the Mountain patrol company of the National Guard of Ukraine will maintain public order in urban as well as in the mountainous areas. Patrols will be carried out throughout the day.
Rapid deployment of the Unit in case of the deterioration of the operational situation in the region will be assured by the ad-hoc Quick reaction force of the local special forces unit of the National Guard of Ukraine that also has a helicopter at their disposal.
NGU servicemen will use ATVs, snowmobiles, skies and other relevant equipment to carry out missions in remote mountain areas as well as thermal imagers and night vision devices during the nighttime.
In total, nearly 60 servicemen of the National Guard of Ukraine will be deployed to Vynogradiv region of Zakarpatska Oblast of Ukraine to carry out policing missions.