Slovakia will repair Ukrainian armoured vehicles

Konštrukta-Defence, a state company, has signed a contract with Ukraine, Defence Ministry confirms.

Local civilians walk past a tank destroyed during heavy fighting in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 19, 2022.Local civilians walk past a tank destroyed during heavy fighting in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 19, 2022. (Source: TASR/AP)

Slovakia’s Konštrukta-Defence, a state enterprise, will repair Ukrainian military vehicles.

“We are talking about dozens of armoured BRDM-2 vehicles,” Martina Kovaľ Kakaščíková, a spokesperson for the Defence Ministry, told the TASR newswire. She did not specify the final number of vehicles the firm would service and modernise.

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