Belgium to give Ukraine underwater drones, mobile labs


Belgium plans to transfer 10 unmanned underwater vehicles and two mobile laboratories to Ukraine, Belgian Defense Minister Ludivine Dedonder said in an interview with LeSoir newspaper, Report informs.

“These drones can detect all underwater threats: both mines and spy equipment. These are new high technologies that will provide them with significant assistance. The Belgian army already has such devices,” the minister said.

She added that the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive two mobile laboratories produced in Belgium. According to her, they can be quickly deployed near the place where an incident of a chemical, bacteriological, radiological or nuclear nature occurred.

Dedonder also announced the possibility of using this equipment in disaster areas where, for one reason or another, there are no hospitals or, for example, maternity hospitals.


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