Now the main condition of promotion, particularly appointments to key command positions, it is the presence of combat experience received in 2014.
With the outbreak of hostilities on the territory of Ukraine in the Armed Forces 50 people received the rank of General, said in an interview with radio Liberty, chief of the General staff of the armed forces Victor Muzhenko.
"Since 2014 we have been rated 50 rank of General. Of these, almost all officers who have had combat experience," he said.
According Muzhenko, today the main condition of promotion, particularly appointments to key command positions, it is the presence of combat experience gained since 2014.
The chief of staff also noted that during the fighting in APU "already more than two times changed the commanders of battalions and brigades".
"The brigade commander, who was in 2014, now commanders of the military districts. Some of them have Deputy commanders of the Armed forces of Ukraine", - he explained.
Muzhenko also said that among graduates of higher military educational institutions this year will be a quarter of those who have consciously linked their future with the army after the outbreak of hostilities.
We will remind earlier it was reported that the latest tanks Oplot and anti-tank missile systems Stugna and the Corsair Ukrainian production will increase defense capability of the APU before the end of 2018.