UKROBORONPROM FULFILLED DEFENSE ORDER BY 99% – DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEFENSE IGOR PAVLOVSKY

Fulfillment of the state defense order 2016 as of December 19 is 99%. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Defense, Lieutenant-General Igor Pavlovsky during the final meeting on the results of 2016, held at the State Concern "UkrOboronProm" (UOP).

The meeting was attended by representatives of the NSDC, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the National Guard of Ukraine, as well as heads of all UOP enterprises-participants. About 300 leaders and specialists took part in the meeting.

"Currently, Implementation of the state defense order in 2016 – as of December 19 – is 99% and 1% is already on the way and will be transferred in the last week of December. I am grateful for the work and the high level of cooperation,"- said Lieutenant-General Igor Pavlovsky.

According to the head of the State Concern Roman Romanov, the state defense order is the result of a fruitful and close cooperation of UOP enterprises.

"The main UOP task on supplying Ukrainian Army with new and modernized military equipment, as well as providing works on repair of weapons, – this year is almost accomplished. Labour of 80,000 workers – working every day at hundreds of UOP enterprises – contributed to the given result"- said Roman Romanov.