Ukraine has proved that it is able to independently produce high-precision and high-tech weapons. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during Ukrainian weapons show at the proving ground of 169 Land Forces training center "Desna" of Armed Forces of Ukraine, where range practice took place.According to the President of Ukraine, the country's defense enterprises operate at full capacity, producing modern combat units, high- precision weapons and ammunition.
"Today we are witnessing the emergence of a new, powerful and efficient army. We have demonstrated that Ukraine is able to meet the enemy with modern high- precision weapon", - he stressed. More than 20 samples of modern military equipment and weapons, including missiles "Stugna" and "Combat", light anti-tank missile complex "Corsar" and artillery projectile "Kvitnyk" were demonstrated to the President of Ukraine and the country's leadership.
Leading UKROBORONPROM enterprises SE "SKDB" Luch," SE “SIC “PROGRESS,” SE " Malyshev Plant,” "SE" Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau", SE “Orizon-Navigation ", as well as Kyiv and Zhytomir armored plants.
"We are doing everything possible to reduce production cost and substitute components by domestic defense industry" - said the Supreme Commander. Grenade launchers, armored military vehicles and the newest intelligence set were demonstrated during the event. Poroshenko noted that UKROBORONPROM specialists will help soldiers to master new weapons. Since the summer of 2014, State Holding specialists intensified research and development, the company increased its production capacity, and the team of UKROBORONPROM top managers keeps forging international ties, searching for new partners.
The information is taken from the SC “Ukroboronprom” official web-site.
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