The troops of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan received new equipment and weapons of Uzbek, Russian and Chinese production, Trend reports via Uzbek media.
The troops of the Ministry of Defense received another batch of military equipment and weapons as part of the program of measures to modernize and equip the troops for 2018-2021.
Mortar throwers, grain carriers, ambulances, water carriers, range finders for small arms and a tractor for the transport of artillery are among them.
A solemn event on the transfer of equipment to the military took place at the Chirchik tank training ground.
The representative of the Ministry of Defense stated that the military regularly receive vehicles and weapons, but this year the lot of equipment is huge.
“The next batch of military equipment will arrive next week. As a result, the Armed Forces will receive more than 200 units. This is the first big supply of vehicles and weapons. All equipment will be distributed in five military districts of Uzbekistan, and some will go to the command of the security forces of categorized objects,” he said.
As the representative of the Ministry of Defense noted, new cars are more economical than previous ones. Among the cars handed over to the military are, in particular, the ones that were assembled at the sites of UzAuto Trailer, KamAZ and SamAuto on the order of the Ministry of Defense.
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