The Ukrainian army will be replenished with new equipment

President of Ukraine Zelensky said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive about a hundred units of equipment

anniversary of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) promised that the country's army will soon be replenished with new equipment. The recording of his speech was published on the page of the president's office on Facebook.

“We will transfer to service about a hundred units of military equipment,” the head of state said.

He explained that the Kharkov military brigades will acquire tanks, armored personnel carriers and armored vehicles. In addition, the Air Force will receive a Mi-8 helicopter, several An-178 military transport aircraft, and unmanned systems for use. The Naval Forces in Odessa will be given two Island-class patrol boats.

In addition, Zelensky spoke about Ukraine's cooperation with other states in the military-technical sphere. He noted that an agreement was signed with Britain on the creation of missile boats, naval bases, as well as on the supply of mine action vessels. Kiev also cooperates with Ankara and Ottawa. The President specified that the country has launched a joint space project with Canada to create a cosmodrome for a Ukrainian-made Cyclone launch vehicle.

Earlier, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russia is extremely concerned about the possibility of deploying NATO troops in Ukraine. He explained that such intentions force Moscow to take measures to protect its interests.