Over 10,000 units of military equipment, arms to be bought for Ukraine's army in 2017

19:54, 14 July 2017

Ukraine's General Staff plans to supply over 10,000 units of weaponry and military equipment this year in keeping with the determined demand. 

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"New and modernized models, including those from state-run Ukroboronprom Concern and other enterprises are planned to be purchased," Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister, Major-General Oleh Shevchuk said at a briefing on Friday.

Read alsoUkraine test-fires brand new anti-tank missiles (video)He also said that 10 models of weapons and military equipment had been put into service.

Over 6,400 units of weaponry and military hardware have been repaired by the army's repair teams, he added.

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