The defense Ministry told about the new army

Минобороны рассказало о новом вооружении армии

The Ukrainian army has replenished with new equipment and weapons

Since the beginning of the year, the defense Ministry a total of 102 of the contract and agreements worth more than 3 billion 280 million UAH.

Service with the Ukrainian army received new military cars, armored personnel carriers, radar systems, small arms and ammunition. This was stated by the speaker of the defense Ministry Colonel Oksana Gavrilyuk, reports UKRINFORM.

“According to defense order, in 2016, the Armed forces of Ukraine purchased and delivered 7 of the modernized infantry fighting vehicles, 16 armored personnel carriers, armored medical machines 10, 167 KrAZ and MAZ various modifications, about 70 radar systems, about 2,600 small arms and tactical knives more than 70 mortars, 150 125-mm tank managed charges and 58 thousand pieces other munitions,” – said Gavrilyuk.

She added that the APU was already six models of weapons and military equipment since the beginning of 2016.

“The Armed forces of Ukraine adopted a single infantry lighthouse machine gun KM-7.62 with a tank gun. Thus, from the beginning of the year service with the Ukrainian army made of 6 samples of weapons and military equipment,” – said the press Secretary of the Ministry.

She also said that ongoing tests of new armored artillery boats, regimental earth-moving machine and silencers for small arms.

Gavrilyuk noted that since the beginning of the year, the defense Ministry a total of 102 of the contract and agreements worth more than 3 billion 280 million UAH.

Previously, the defense Ministry said that this year, APU will receive more than six thousand units of weapons and over two million rounds of ammunition.

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