“Ukrzaliznytsia” will purchase the weapon for 2.5 million

«Укрзализныця» закупит оружие на 2,5 миллиона

Branch of joint-stock company “Ukrzaliznytsia” — “South-Western railway” on the tender results, conducted through the system of electronic public procurement Prozorro intends to purchase handguns, rifles and ammunition totaling 2,616 million hryvnia, including VAT.

According to the posted in the electronic public procurement system Prozorro, “Ukrzaliznytsya” intends to buy arms from state-owned scientific and production Association “Fort” MIA of Ukraine.

According to the tender documents, the winning company will supply the “Ukrzaliznytsia” 6 types of fire-arms in the amount of 89 sets, in particular: the gun “Fort-21.03”, complete ammunition caliber 9×19 Luger – 63 pieces, the gun “Fort-19”, complete ammunition caliber 9×19 Luger – 109 pieces, a pistol “Fort-9” included cartridges 9х17 – 500 pieces, assault rifles “Fort-229” complete 7 rounds.62×51 – 232 pieces, the gun “Fort-224” caliber 9×19 Luger with a silencer, complete ammunition caliber 9×19 Luger – 845 pieces, the gun “Fort – 224” caliber 9×19 Luger without a muffler, complete 9×19 Luger ammo – 1000 pieces.

Arms should be held before December 28 of this year. It is noted that the weapon is intended for the Service of the militarized protection (NOR-1). At the same time, the guns “Fort-229” and “Fort-224” use of special purpose units of the SBU, interior Ministry and foreign intelligence Service.

Recall that in 2018, the attackers caused “Ukrzaliznytsya” damages in the amount of about fifty million.

On 11 September, arrived in Ukraine the first locomotive General Electric. Agreement between “Ukrzaliznytsya” and GE about $1 billion provides for the upgrade and modernization of the traction rolling stock.

Also “Ukrzaliznytsia”, introduces a special regime for dangerous goods transport for the period of martial law in some areas of the country.