"Whereas warfare and assigned tasks are often performing in condition of urban development, it is difficult to perform them without special training. Therefore, it was taken a decision at the Faculty of Combat Arms to organize mountaineering exercises, in particular, for those alumni who expressed wish and are preliminarily going to serve in mountain-assault units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine", the chief of the faculty of Combat Arms of the Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy said.
Such exercises were conducted on the basis of one of the intelligence training centers. Representatives of Lviv Regional Federation of Mountaineering and Rock Climbing of Ukraine rendered assistance to instructors during the exercises.
Cadets practiced tasks on movement through different terrain, overcoming the vertical wall with lower and upper belaying, as well as moving through the imaginary abyss with the using different mountaineering elements.