Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Business first: Ukraine could export tanks, while begging for military aid around the world

April 21, 2015
Translated from Russian by Kristina Rus

It is more profitable to export "Oplot" tanks, than to use them in the ATO zone, said the first Deputy General Director of "Ukroboronprom" (state defense enterprise "Ukrainian Defense Manufacturing"), Sergey Pinkas, reports the press service of the "Ukroboronprom".

In his view, a share of the company's products, which are not essential for the execution of battle tasks in the zone of the anti-terrorist operation, should be exported, and the profits used to modernize the Ukrainian army.

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