Defense procurement in 2016 will be performed at 98%

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MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin expects defence procurement in 2016 will be executed at 98%. He declared it in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”.

“The state defense order will be executed even slightly better, I hope, than last year, approximately 98% must be a number,” he said.

In March 2016, Deputy defense Minister Yuri Borisov said that the state defense order for 2015 for the supply of new models on January 1, 2016 97% by March 2016 subject to pogonazhnyh charts to 98%. This figure was named as one of the highest figures over the years.