Former Commander of U.S. Army Europe Lieutenant General Ben Hodges believes Russia will make every effort to locate the sites where Ukraine stores U.S.-supplied Javelin anti-tank missile systems.
Ukroboronprom State Concern has completed development of advanced armored personnel carrier BTR-4MV1 which was upgraded for the Ukrainian military taking into account the specifics of the armored vehicles in service with the NATO member states.
Assistance for Ukraine worth $350 million, which includes granting lethal weapons, is envisaged by the draft defense budget for the fiscal year 2018 approved by the U.S. Armed Services Committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Financing the security and defense of the country remains among top priorities of the budget policy for Ukrainian government.
A meeting to talk over the 2018 Defense Budget of Ukraine has been held under the chairmanship of NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov.
During his trip to the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov checked the state of supply and combat readiness of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Luhansk tactical force.
The state Border Service of Ukraine plans to spend 500 million hryvnia ($19.46 million) on the Wall project of strengthened border between Ukraine and Russia.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Ambassador Tina Kaidanow will travel to Germany, Estonia, and Ukraine April 23-29 for discussions on a variety of international security issues.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and members of the United States House Committee on Armed Services discussed the current situation in the east of Ukraine, the progress of the military reform and the possibility of supplying lethal defensive aid to Ukraine.
Ukraine's Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and his Canadian counterpart Harjit Sajjan have signed an agreement on defense cooperation.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko commented on comparative test of Shkval and Stilet turrets designed for upgraded infantry fighting vehicles, which was held by Ukroboronprom State Concern.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has announced a military threat by Russia along the entire line of Ukraine-Russia border.
U.S. President Donald Trump is going to propose boosting military spending by $54 billion and reducing spending by the same amount across much of the rest of the government.
Germany should increase its defense spending to meet NATO's 2 percent of GDP target, including in order to be able together with its allies to confront Russia from a position of strength.