Poroshenko: Ukrainian army receives almost 16,000 units of equipment from Ukroboronprom since 2014

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The Ukroboronprom State Concern over three years has transferred to the Ukrainian army almost 16,000 units of military equipment and weapons, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.

“The Ukrainian army has become stronger by almost 16,000 units of military equipment and weapons thanks to the Ukroboronprom State Concern,” Poroshenko wrote on his Facebook page.

The enterprise itself wrote on its website that they transferred 15,903 units of weapons and military equipment to the Ukrainian army. So, from July 2014 to July 2017, Ukrainian troops received 5,281 units of new and modernized equipment, 7,164 units of repaired and restored ones, and received 3,448 spare parts and assemblies.

The new and modernized weapons and military equipment mostly consists of missile and artillery weapons, as well as missiles and ammunition – 1,061 units and 2,613 units, respectively.

The military also received 1,277 of new and modernized radar systems, electronic warfare and communications equipment, 295 armored vehicles, artillery and special equipment, as well as 35 units of aircraft and equipment.

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