SBU has stopped the export of spare parts for aircraft in Africa

СБУ пресекла вывоз запчастей к самолету в Африку

The Il-76 aircraft was repaired on one of Ukrainian enterprises

A group of businessmen planned to take the plane Il-76 military goods – accessories for aircraft.

Employees of counterintelligence of the security Service of Ukraine prevented illegal export of components for aircraft worth more than $ 100 thousand.

About it reports a press-service SBU on Thursday, December 6.

Operatives of the special services established that in November on one of the Ukrainian aircraft repair facilities were renovated transport aircraft Il-76 at the request of a Central African countries.

“Employees of security service of Ukraine documented that a group of local businessmen planned to take the aircraft military goods – accessories for aircraft. During a thorough customs inspection on the day of departure, law enforcement officers discovered a shipment of smuggled components with a total value of more than one hundred thousand dollars”, – stated in the message.

To hide the transfer of military goods to foreigners, the attackers designed the goods as the goods of civil appointment.

Investigators of SBU began criminal proceedings under article about violation of procedure of international transfers of goods subject to state export control (article 333 of the criminal code of Ukraine).

Earlier the staff of SBU detained one of the organizers of the channel of deliveries to Russia of components for military use. The attackers were transported parts which are used for the production of weapons systems and radar protection.

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