Armed Forces of Ukraine received over 2,500 units of Ukraine-made weaponry in 2018

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine’s power structures obtained anti-tank missile systems such as RK-3 ‘Corsar’, ‘Strunga-P', ‘Barrier’ and other precision weapons
17:44, 26 December 2018

During 2018, Ukroboronprom defense industry company gave the Ukrainian power structures more than 2,500 units of accurate weapons, as the press office of the company reports.  

It is noted that it became possible with the high-end manufacturing lines and very accurate machine tools. 

Related: U.S. Congress to consider $125 million military assistance to Ukraine in January, — Volker

As Ukroboronprom stated, one of the key enterprises in this medium is Kyiv State Design Bureau ‘Luch’, which developed and massively produces high-accuracy missile systems: RK-3 ‘Corsar’, ‘Strunga-P' and ‘Barrier’. 

The handed weapons included high-accurate 152mm ‘Kvitnyk’ shells, which hits the target on 20-kilometer distance with an accuracy of a few centimeters and 80mm ‘Oskol’ missiles. In addition, the State Joint-Stock Holding Company "Artem" began work on the mass production of new 152-mm shells for ‘Giatsint’ artillery systems. 

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As it was reported earlier, Kyiv Armored Plant gave a batch of BTR-3DA to the National Guard of Ukraine. The armored personnel carrier is equipped with Storm-M module equipped with 3TM-1 30mm automatic cannon, which has a fire rate of 330 shots per minute. 

Prior to this, the enterprise manufactured more than 50 new BTR-3 for Ukrainian servicemen; about 140 armored vehicles and other heavy weaponry were repaired.

Related: Ukraine is able to acquire additional weapons from U.S., - Volker

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