The Cabinet called the expenditure on the modernization and procurement of military equipment in 2019

Кабмин назвал расходы на модернизацию и закупку военной техники в 2019

In Ukraine will increase the cost of the purchase and modernization of military equipment

The government said the amount of expenses on modernization and procurement of military equipment, which plan to lay in state budget-2019.

To almost 17 billion the government plans to increase spending on the modernization and procurement of military equipment in the state budget for the year 2019. On Tuesday, October 16, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.

“To boost the defenses of our army, the government has steadily increased spending on the purchase and modernization of military equipment. In the draft budget-2019 for the defense Department to Finance the relevant expenditure laid out almost 17 billion UAH”, – stated in the message.

In the Cabinet stressed that this amount 612.7 million UAH exceeds the costs included in this activity in 2018.

Earlier, Armed forces of Ukraine received a batch of modernized T-80 and T-64BV, the BTR-4 is a new generation, and military trucks.

It was also reported that the Zhytomyr armored plant, the modernized BTR-70. The car was called the BTR-70Д (GM) and demonstrated for the first time during the exhibition Arms and security in Kiev.

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