The military-industrial complex of Russia has fulfilled the plan of import substitution of Ukrainian components by 64%, components of NATO and the EU - 43%, said the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu.
"There has been a positive dynamics in solving this issue. Thus, the substitution of Ukrainian components is 64%, NATO and the EU - 43% ", - has declared Shojgu in the process of a Single day of acceptance of military equipment, RIA " Novosti ".
according to him, ought to continue to reduce the share of imports in domestic production of military products. The head of Ministry has noticed that allocating for rearming the Russian armed forces budget money must be spent to the maximum effective, taking into account "the prevailing economic rules. ""ought rationally to advance work to reduce accounts receivable and to motivate industry to timely implementation of the commitments made," the head of the Ministry. In July a senior authorized the defense Ministry reported that by the end of the year is expected to replace more than half of Ukrainian components." If we talk about Ukraine, the elements of their products at the end of the year we will replace at 53%, This applies to items details, "said military, RIA" Novosti ". Authorized the Ministry of defence has noticed that If you take the whole item, the replacement will be out by 67%." why such a difference? Most of the older units we are going to do it again, the ancient Ukrainian we do not need ", - he explained. According to his statement, " If only there were no restrictions on imports, they had to be invented just to make our industry started, because to make weapons you need in the Russian Federation ". On 16 July, Deputy defense Minister of Russia Yuri Borisov said that work is continuing on the substitution of components from Ukraine, NATO and the EU." in the period from 2014 to 2025 planned by the substitution of 826 samples of weapons and military equipment. For the first half of 2015 Ukrainian substituted CRP in 57 samples from 102 plan. More than 55% of the annual plan, " he says. According to him, work on import substitution started in 2015 and require time for development, adaptation and testing.