Ukraine’s defense company sells arms for record $105 million in 2017

Source : 112 Ukraine

Military equipment was sold to the country’s army, Thailand and Pakistan
22:16, 12 January 2018


Ukraine’s state enterprise Malyshev Factory which is a part of the Ukroboronprom defense enterprise sold arms and military equipment for the record sum of over 105 million dollars in 2017. This was reported by the Ukroboronprom press service.

It is noted that this result was achieved due to the fulfillment of all the tasks in time, including the completion of scheduled shipments of BM Oplot tanks (T-84) to Thailand. The last in 2017 party of combat vehicles passed stationary and field tests.

According to the message, in the first half of 2018 it is planned to transfer to Thailand several combat vehicles under the contract. At the moment, the plant is ready to implement the State Defense Order for the manufacture of Oplot tanks for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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The company sent the fifth shipment of engine-transmission units for the Al-Khalid-1 military vehicle (engine, transmission, engine maintenance, air purification, armored roof) to Pakistan.

As it was reported earlier, in 2017 Ukroboronprom state concern transferred 3,673 units of military equipment and weapons to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the National Guard and other security agencies .

According to the state enterprise, Ukrainian troops received tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, airplanes, artillery, anti-tank missile systems, anti-aircraft defense equipment and other military equipment and weapons.

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