USA were the main importers of Ukrainian small arms

MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. Six States has purchased Ukrainian weapons in 2017, the main contractor of Kiev became the United States. These data are presented in the report of the state service of export control.

According to the report, the United States bought from Ukraine more than 15 thousand rifles and submachine guns. In addition, Washington also purchased 790 anti-tank rifles and grenade launchers.

Another active importer of Ukrainian small arms have been Uzbekistan, who purchased two thousand machines.

The main buyer of heavy equipment was Thailand, which purchased 16 tanks “Oplot”, developed on the basis of the T-80.

On the eve of the Pentagon has provided Ukraine $ 200 million for defense. As noted in the statement by the defence Ministry, the money will go to strengthening the command structure, communication systems and military-medical purposes.