The President of Ukraine examined the weapons and armor developed by the “Ukroboronprom`s” enterprises

May 11 state concern “Ukroboronprom” demonstrated to the State leadership the quality and reliability of modern armament and military equipment samples.

Petro Poroshenko and NSDC Secretary Alexander Turchinov visited polygon 169 of the training center “Desna” of the Land Forces of Ukraine (Chernihiv region.), where was presented the technics of the enterprises-participants and partners of “Ukroboronprom”, including “Factory Precision Engineering”. Firing demonstrations were held using products manufactured by SE STC “PMP”, namely cannons and PMP1 and PMP2 fixed in the new combat modules, as well as those that are installed on armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles of different modification. Anti-missile systems “Stugna-P” and “Barrier” produced by GP CB “Ray” were also tested. In total there were demonstrated more than 20 samples of modern equipment and weapons from local manufacturers.

“Today we emphasized on anti-tank weapons, because, according to our intelligence reports when attack is preparing, the key danger on which the enemy aggressor relies is the movement of active tank columns”- President quoted by his press service. The State Concern stressed that main task of “Ukroboronprom” is to provide Ukrainian soldiers with new effective weapons.

According to Oleksandr Turchynov, today’s modern missiles and anti-missile systems trial demonstrated the quality and reliability of Ukrainian weapons. “New developments of “Ukroboronprom”, such as precision guided mines that can shoot from hiding and be directed to hit different targets: from the tower to the fortified tank firing point, are also to be mentioned “, – concluded the Secretary of the National Security Council.

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