Ukraine to speed up defense industry development due to Donbas war
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed order No. 323/2016 on a decision taken by the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on May 20, 2016, to develop Ukraine's defence industrial complex, having thus enacted a respective NSDC resolution.
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The NSDC instructed the Cabinet to develop and table in parliament a number of legislative acts on rearmament of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations amid Russian aggression, a posting on the president's official website said.
The Cabinet was also tasked to prepare a program to reform and develop Ukraine's defence industry along with a financing schedule.