The Prosecutor’s office is investigating the purchase of military helicopters by the defense Ministry officials

Прокуратура расследует закупку непригодных для военных вертолетов чиновниками Минобороны

Officials of the Ministry of defence has purchased unusable helicopters, causing damage to the state amounting to more than UAH 12 mln. About it reports a press-service of military Prosecutor’s office the southern region of Ukraine.

“In accordance with the state contract, concluded between the private joint-stock company “Motor Sich” and the Ukrainian defense Ministry, the Armed forces of Ukraine were purchased helicopters, unusable for military purposes. Moreover, according to its technical condition and equipment they can’t carry out tasks to destination”, – stated in the message.

The officials of the military helicopters took and put in a state part.

However, these same helicopters have already been implemented by the Ministry of defence of Ukraine, this enterprise in 2010, as surplus military equipment, unusable.

These actions “clever businessmen” the state suffered damage amounting to about 12.7 million.

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