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 Nine aircraft, nine helicopters, and 316 tanks entered service in 2015, - Poroshenko

President Poroshenko says nine planes, nine helicopters, and 316 tanks became operational in 2015.

He said this during Armed Forces Day celebrations, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

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"Only in 2015, about 34,000 overhauled, new, and upgraded hardware units, including nine aircraft, nine helicopters, and 316 tanks, have entered service with the Ukrainian Armed Forces," the president said.

The army has also received 251 armored combat vehicles, 221 missile and artillery units, and nearly 500 units of new automotive equipment.

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As previously reported, 33,400 units of equipment have been restored since the beginning of anti-terrorist operation.
 
 
 
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