Poroshenko: Army will receive T-72 tanks and Bulwark

Порошенко: Армия получит танки Т-72 и Оплот

Poroshenko promised upgraded tanks

Modernized tanks will supply up to the end of the year.

In the Armed forces of Ukraine will be delivered 72 units of modernized T-72 tanks. This was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a speech in the Lviv region

“On my instructions, 72 modernized tanks T-72 this year should go into the Armed forces. We buy the newest, made in Lviv, cars, we saw the possibility of a new fire truck based on the T-72”, – said Poroshenko.

He added that more than 300 million UAH will be used to purchase new tanks “Oplot” for the Ukrainian army.

“And then we abroad the tanks delivered, and how our guys to go into battle – “MBT” was not. I said, the first few battalions should be equipped with the most modern, newest, now we have all possibilities for this, tanks “Oplot”, – said Poroshenko.

He stressed that the modernization of the army will go the funds seized from the circle of fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that Ukraine will build a munitions factory.

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