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17:23 30 Jun 2022

Ukrainian Ministry of Defense: Ukrainian army received about 100 thousand body armor in June

In June, the Ministry of Defense handed over about 100,000 bulletproof vests to the Armed Forces, and the logistics forces stockpiled armor protection equipment for about six brigades.

It was announced by the spokesman of the Ministry of Defense, Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, Ukrinform reports.

"From June 23 to 29, 22.000 body armor, more than 12.000 kevlar helmets, more than 21.000 pairs of shoes, and almost 30.000 sets of military uniforms were delivered to the Armed Forces units. Soon, according to the signed contracts, another 17,000 body armor, and 7 thousand helmets will be delivered," Motuzyanyk said.

He noted that in June, the Ministry of Defense handed over about 100,000 body armor to the Armed Forces, and the logistics forces currently have armor protection equipment for about 6 brigades.

"Today, the Ministry of Defense works round the clock to provide the Armed Forces of Ukraine with everything necessary for effective combat operations. These include modern weapons, military equipment, medicine, food, personal protective equipment, and much more," added Motuzyanyk.

The spokesman of the MDU emphasized that continuous rhythmic supply was achieved, which allows for the formation of a margin of safety, despite all the enemy's attempts to destroy this process. The Ministry of Defense has contracted a large volume of goods for the army. Some Ukrainian manufacturers are loaded with orders until the end of the year, he noted. According to him, the emphasis is now on ensuring delivery terms and organizing delivery.

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