"The Armed Forces have contracted the supply of heavy equipment and heavy weapons for 1 billion hryvnia only during last week, after Stepan Poltorak has minimized bureaucratic component. And it will all be on the front lines soon," he said.
Thus Shkiriak did not specify what kind of equipment will be purchased by the Armed Forces exactly, saying that he is unable to disclose this information. According to him, it is the occupation troops, who will assess the quality of the purchased equipment.
Adviser to the Minister also noted that the National Guard has purchased more than 1,200 vehicles and more than 200 units of armored equipment since the anti-terrorist operation began. There are tanks, armored personnel carriers, and KrAZ Cougar light armored vehicles among them.