Ukraine is not fully able to cross the dependence on imported components for Russian weapons and military equipment, said the representative of " Ukrspetseksport ", who agreed to speak on condition of confidentiality.
"The Ukrainian defence industry is now looking for alternative sources of supply of military products instead of Russian components. For example, we have a very short period of time due to their own capacity to achieve independence in a number of components for power plants ", - he said, reports RIA " Novosti ".
the representative of "UkrSpetsExport" has specified that on the level of the top leadership of Ukraine the question of at least partial restoration of military-technical cooperation with Russia until rises " only political reasons ". Speaking about the Ukrainian state defence order, he said that in connection with combat operations in the Donbass it has been increased substantially, however, while unknown, will continue growth in the coming year. However, a similar program to overcome dependence on Ukrainian components in the DIC and working in the Russian Federation. It is planned that a complete import substitution in this sector will occur in 2018. Remember, last year at the initiative of the Ukrainian authorities were completely curtailed military-technical cooperation Between Russia and Ukraine, the Russian companies had to replace Ukrainian components. First it was claimed that some of them can produce to the Russian Federation industry of Belarus.