Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Hope Savchenko, accused President Petro Poroshenko that he gave the Armed forces of the country military equipment to manufacturing defects. According to her, it is 16 armored personnel carriers, which were intended to be sent to the zone ATO.
The faulty equipment the soldiers of the 92nd brigade of the armed forces received from Poroshenko in March of this year, Savchenko said on his page on Facebook.
“When you use them (APCS) at the site before sending in the area ATO (anti-terrorist operation — ed.) all the equipment just “formed”, — said the Deputy.
The machines were observed ruptures of the hydraulic system, damage to suspension etc. the Failure was due to errors in the design.
“What would happen to our soldiers if they went to such a technique in the ATO area and in the battle she’d refused ?! Perhaps, again, our military Prosecutor’s office would be judged soldiers for treason and desertion”, — said Savchenko.
According to the MP, the Ukrainian soldiers in the area of conducting military operations in the Donbass went to the old technology, as provided by the President of the Armored personnel carriers were sent back for revision” on the Kharkov tank factory.
Savchenko promised to take all measures of parliamentary responses and forward requests to the head “Ukroboronprom”, the President Poroshenko and to law enforcement.
In July, the “Ukroboronprom” said that since the beginning of the year gave the Ukrainian military 1067 units of weapons and military equipment. The group promised to go fully to NATO standards until 2020.