Successful military tests of ammunition produced at Ukrainian enterprises took place. This was reported by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov after the tests were completed at Divychky proving ground.
According to him, the NSDC of Ukraine has set a task for the Ukrainian defense complex to arrange the production of ammunition. "This is a vital topic for strengthening the country's defense capability, its relevance increased significantly after two of our powerful arsenals were destroyed", - he said.
Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine reported on successful military tests of ammunition produced in Ukraine.
"And, which is very important, this was the most scarce group of ammunition, namely: 152-mm projectiles, grenades for automatic grenade launchers and 60-mm mines for new Ukrainian mortars that have already been put in service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine", - he noticed adding that during the drill, all ammunition confirmed the specified combat characteristics.
Mr. Turchynov noted that after testing by the state and putting this ammunition in service in the nearest time, its mass production would be launched.
Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine stressed that after the launch of mass production, "our military at the front will no longer have problems neither with grenades for automatic grenade launchers nor with large-caliber ammunition or mortar mines".
Staff of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine