While efforts are under way to reorganise Ukraine’s defence industry sector and increase the production of new weapons, the state-owned defence conglomerate has already declared its readiness to start making more tanks and armoured vehicles, the Southeast European Times writes.
Co-director of foreign relations and international security programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk said the Ukrainian defence industry now mostly consists of remnants of the Soviet Union, which have been reduced in the past two decades, since Ukraine’s independence.
“Ukraine doesn’t have a military-industrial complex, it has a military industry,” Mr. Melnyk said. “The difference between these two terms is very …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre