Air forces military power of Ukraine will be upgraded in 2016, said Wednesday during a visit to Kharkiv the head of the Ministry of defense of the country Stepan Poltorak.
"I have decided that next year will be the year of modernization and development of air forces military power of Ukraine ", – quotes the expression of Poltorak UNIAN." Accordingly, the task of the University of air forces is quite complex. It is the development of educational material resources, and generation of scientific thoughts on the development of the air force, It and development teams, who will be able to perform combat tasks and tasks training of personnel ", - has declared the head of the Ministry.
according to his statement, it was decided by the growth in 2016 of pay for all directions of development of the air force, for example, the creation of new weapons and development of material and technical base. On 14 October the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko has given to the representatives of the air force renovated two su-27 were upgraded in Accordance with NATO standards. Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of August, victims of the conflict in the East of Ukraine more than 8 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand has Been damaged health, 1, 5 million people became internally displaced.