In 2017, it is planned to supply more than 10,000 weapons and military equipment to Ukrainian troops. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Major-General Oleh Shevchuk, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
He also said that the defense ministry plans to purchase from the state company Ukroboronprom and other enterprises the latest and modernized weapons and equipment.
"Ten types of weapons and military equipment have been put into service, more than 6.4 thousand units of weapons and military equipment have been restored by the repair and restoration units of the Armed Forces," Shevchuk said.
We remind that the Civil Aviation Plant 410, part of the state company Ukroboronprom, transferred the repaired An-26 aircraft to the arsenal of Ukrainian Armed Forces. It should be noted that after the repair An-26 received new electronic equipment that allows it to take part in joint operations with the NATO member countries.