The Ministry of economic development predicts that in 2017 the increase in the state defense order for 10-20%

Минэкономразвития прогнозирует в 2017 году увеличение гособоронзаказа на 10-20%

The Ministry of economic development and trade predicts an increase in the state defense order 10-20% in 2017 compared with 2016. This was reported to journalists by the Deputy Minister of economic development and trade Yuriy Brovchenko, transfer “Ukrainian news”.

“Now ends the processing (needs) customers of the state defense order. I think it will be more by 10-20% than in the current year”, – he said.

While Brovchenko has not reported the current volume of the state defense order, because this information is a state secret.

Note, during today’s press conference Brovchenko said that in 2016, the Ministry failed to regulate the procedure of pricing of defense products with common approaches to the contractors and performers. Now continuing the implementation of an automated export control system, reducing the list of goods subject to such control, and also completed the harmonization of the medium-term target programs of reforming of the defense industry and the development of developing ammunition production.

As reported, the state concern “Ukroboronprom” for the past two years, gave the troops more than 12 thousand pieces of military equipment and weapons.