Two mobile laboratories can be delivered to Ukraine within three weeks. They can be deployed near a place where a chemical, bacteriological, radiological or nuclear incident could occur, the minister explains.
“They can also be used in disaster areas where maternity wards or hospitals have been destroyed. They can provide emergency assistance… Until now, no one has sent such a thing,” Dedonder said.
In addition, 10 underwater drones manufactured by the Belgian company ECA Robotics Belgium will also be delivered to Ukraine by the end of May.
“These drones can identify all underwater threats, whether they are mines or spy devices,” the minister said, adding that this is a completely new, advanced technology that will greatly help Ukrainians.
In addition, 100 Belgian soldiers were released to conduct 18 training modules for the Ukrainian military. The training will include “combat training, short-range artillery fire support, demining, sniper training, reconnaissance, infiltration, communications systems and combat training in contaminated areas, as well as standard air force support or coordination in the context of close air support,” she explained. Dedonder.
Recall that the head of the Belgian government, Alexander de Croo, arrived in Kyiv on Saturday and promised new assistance to Ukraine.
Following a meeting with de Croo, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Belgium was ready to provide Ukraine with generators and other necessary energy equipment.