This was reported by the press service of “Ukroboronprom” citing the Director General of the Ukrainian State Concern Roman Romanov.
According to Romanov, in 2015 the production of “Oplot” tanks will be increased to 40 units. The target of 100-120 units is planned to achieve in 2016.
In addition to tanks it is planned to set up the production of light armored vehicles “Dozor-B” in Ukroboronprom enterprises. Earlier it was reported that in the course of 2015 it is planned to manufacture 50 such vehicles. In the future, as reports the press service of the state concern, it is planned to produce up to a hundred of “Dozor-B” a year.
In addition, soon Ukroboronprom is going to start experimental development of unmanned aerial vehicles and counter-battery control systems. In 2016, as the press office reports, the first 3D radar will be ready.
In connection with the fighting in east Ukraine, in 2015, Ukraine has increased by more than three times – up to 80 billion hryvnya – the budget to ensure security and defense of its territories.