Ukraine has agreed with Kazakhstan to supply the armed forces of this country BTR-4 Ukrainian production worth about $ 150 million. This is stated in the press service of the Defense Ministry, released on May 3.
According to the information provided, the relevant contract in Astana for the first day of the II-th International exhibition of arms and military equipment "KADEX-2012" was signed by General Director of the State Concern "Ukroboronprom" Dmitry Peregoudov and chairman of the National Company "Kazakhstan Engineering" Bolat Smagulov.
In turn, the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Dmitry Salamatin praised the contract as a breakthrough. "This event is, without exaggeration, be called a breakthrough. Ukraine develops a new market of armaments and military equipment," — he said. The Minister also noted that use of the opportunities of the domestic defense industry in the near future will give serious attention to the rearmament of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
It is reported that on an organized "UkrSpetsExport" exhibition in Astana presented full-scale samples of the T-72 UA4, armored personnel carriers BTR-4, and "Watch-B" KrAZ-5233 combat module BM-3 "Storm", mock firing antitank guided missile "Stugna" shot antitank guided missile "Kombat", portable anti-tank missile complex "Scythian" station opto-electronic suppression "Adros-CT-01AV" amphibious hovercraft "Bison" boats "Orlan" " viper "and" Falcon "boat" 958 ", as well as models of aircraft and anti-tank missiles, the R-27T, R-27ET, R-27R, R-27ER, Type-621, Type-211.
Recall — in late April, it was reported that Ukraine will sell India a large shipment of missiles for MiG-29 and Su-30. In this case, the official information on the transactions, which experts estimate that hundreds of millions of dollars, no.