For service has allocated more than 16 billion

На вооружение выделили более 16 миллиардов

Glad to 2018 for the development, procurement, modernization of military equipment, vehicles and equipment allocated to 16.4 billion hryvnias.

The Verkhovna Rada in 2018 on the development, procurement, modernization and repair of weapons, military equipment, funds and equipment allocated to 16.4 billion hryvnias. This is stated in Annex No. 3 to the State budget for 2018, which is published on the Parliament website.

However, the total funding of the Ministry of defence this year is 86, 6 billion hryvnia, which is more than 20% more than last year.

However, of this amount, the cost of management and military management of the Armed forces of Ukraine is nearly 500 million hryvnia, and for the operation of the APU and the training of troops – 59,8 billion.

Medical treatment, rehabilitation and sanatorium providing staff of the APU, military service veterans and their families, war veterans are budgeted 2.4 billion hryvnia.

In addition, the construction and acquisition of housing for servicemen allocated 857.6 million hryvnia.

Preparation of military specialists at higher educational institutions, training and retraining of military specialists and public servants, initial military training and Patriotic education of the youth is allocated 2,8 billion hryvnias.

The cost of the disposal of ammunition, liquid rocket fuel, armaments, military equipment and other military equipment to ensure the survivability and fire and explosion safety of arsenals, bases and warehouses is 534 million.

The cost of defense for the implementation of measures to improve the defense and security of the state $ 2.7 billion.

By the way, in the state budget for 2017 in funding for defense was provided of 68.8 billion hryvnia, and on the development of weapons and military equipment of Armed forces of Ukraine to 6.5 billion hryvnia.

We will remind, on December 30 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law On the state budget for 2018. The document came into force on 1 January.