Defense Ministry: an Experiment on food security in the SCU extended until the end of 2016

Минобороны: Эксперимент по продовольственному обеспечению в ВСУ продлен до конца 2016 года

The experiment on food security in the Armed forces of Ukraine (APU) the decision of the government extended to 31 December 2016. this was announced by the head of the Subcommittee reforms in the logistics and public procurement, Vice Minister of defence of Ukraine the General-Lieutenant Igor Pavlovsky, reports the press service of the defense Ministry.

“At the present time in several parts of the military continues to experiment on diet, which aims to develop an effective system of food supply. Because food should be more varied, healthy, nutritious and quality,” said Pavlovsky.

He recalled that, according to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 14 may 2015 and the corresponding order of the Ministry of defence, the experiment on food security was launched in two specific military units — at the National Academy of land forces named after Hetman Petro Sahaidachny (Lviv) and Western naval base of naval forces (Odessa).

“Experiment in the Armed forces of Ukraine were held from 16 September 2015 to 31 March 2016. To date, the validity period is extended by an appropriate order of the government until 31 December 2016”, — said Pavlovsky.

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The Deputy Minister stressed that the support of military units with food is the entity which won the auction using the electronic public procurement system Prozorro, and the food is the regular forces of the military units in a hospital.

“In addition, the development of draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On amendments to the rules of military power the Armed forces of Ukraine and other military formations”, — said Pavlovsky.

Also the Deputy head of the Ministry of defense said that a significant number of logistics issues to be determined by the activity of the group development of material security, the head of which is the chief Centre for the development and maintenance of material security of Armed forces of Ukraine Colonel Dmitry Marchenko.

We will remind, in August 2015, the Cabinet instructed the Ministry of defense to conduct an experiment on the purchase of food for the APU using the procedure of electronic bidding.