Ukraine to create full cycle of ammo production

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is a priority task of the Ministry of Strategic Industries of Ukraine
17:59, 11 February 2021

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It is planned to create a full cycle of ammo production in Ukraine. The creation of the integrated structure on ammo production is a priority task as the Ministry of Strategic Industries of Ukraine reported citing First Deputy Head of Ministry Valery Ivashchenko.

“The task is very ambitious: Ukroboronprom in the process of transformation should reproduce the technological cycle of the production of ammo in Ukraine,” Ivashchenko said.

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He stated that Ukraine has modern enterprise on the production of primers, capsular adapters and destructors, in other words, the beginning and the end of ammo, and there is no one to produce the internal content (cartridge, propellant powder charge and bodyshell).

The deputy minister also noted that the ministry has created a separate department that would deal with the issues of ammo production.  

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