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 Cutting edge weapons for special forces presented at National Guard training ground. PHOTOS

Up-to-date weaponry for Ukraine's special forces have been presented at the National Guard training ground in Novi Petrivtsi.

Censor.NET reports citing Interior Ministry press service.

As reported, the arms, in particular, are intended for KORD police special force unit. The presentation was attended by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

"All weapons from pistols to machine guns and sniper rifles are made in Ukraine at the Interior Ministry state enterprise "NPO "FORT." All products were presented by FORT's chief designer Petro Zaiets," the press service notes.

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NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said the creation of KORD special force unit is currently underway. Candidates to this police unit undergo rigorous selection process. Some of the presented weapons will be selected to equip police and National Guard special units.

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According to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, FORT is currently developing new products.

"We are following high standards of the best examples of world's producers," the minister said.

As previously reported, Turchynov also said that Ukrainian producers are able to provide new special force units with high-quality weaponry.
 
 
 
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