The State Concern "Ukroboronprom" has transferred 501 unit of arms and military equipment to the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the period of three months of 2016. This was reported by UKROBORONPROM Operations Department.
According to the treaty with the security forces of Ukraine, 340 units of new weapons and military equipment are transferred: 180 units of missile and artillery weapons, 100 rockets and ammunition, 37 pieces of cryptographic and communications equipment, 19 units of new armored vehicles.
161 unit of weapons and military equipment are repaired: 34 units of armored vehicles, 11 cars, 6 units of aeronautical engineering, 72 engines for armored vehicles and 38 pieces of weapon ordance.
"Every unit of weapon is an up-to-date piece, needed by our military on the front. UKROBORONPROM does everything possible to fulfill the needs of Ukrainian army in high-quality equipment as soon as possible, "- said UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov.
Recently, UKROBORONPROM SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machne-Building Design Bureau” transferred the new batch of BTR-4 – manufactured in accordance with NATO standards – to Ukrainian military.
In 2016 UKROBORONPROM will develop the strategy "Ukrainian shield," focused on high-tech production, transition to international standards (NATO) and supplying the army with modern types of armaments.