The APU in the area ATO will arm the tanks “Oplot” – Poltorak

The decision on signing of contracts on production and supply tanks “hold” in the area ATO. This was announced by the head of the defense Ministry Stepan Poltorak.

“After completion of all procedures of enterprises of Kharkiv, which produce armored vehicles, will get an order for the supply of equipment more than 26 years before,” – said Poltorak.

He added that the tank “Oplot” – “modern fighting machine, which are currently exported to many countries, but not in the Armed forces of Ukraine”.

Also Poltorak said that as of September 2017 tanks staffed almost 100% of the tank units of the Armed forces of Ukraine.

“Through proper funding and timely implementation of the state defense order, tanks equipped with almost all the tank units. For the supply of simulators for crew training in educational establishments of Lviv and Kharkiv ongoing high-quality training of specialists”, – said the Minister of defence.

Previously Poltorak said that the budget for the APU in 2018 will be much more than this.