The list of material and technical equipment for the execution of combat missions has been determined for the units of the SFS protecting the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine in the zone of the anti-terror operation.
On May 16, 2018, this list was approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers “On the Approval of the List of Material and Technical Equipment for the Units of the State Fiscal Service Engaged in Activities Aimed to Ensure the National Security and Defense, Repulsion and Deterrence of the Aggression of the Russian Federation in Donetsk and Lugansk Regions (Anti-Terror Operation)”.
What’s it about?
According to the Law of Ukraine “On Fight Against Terrorism”, the State Fiscal Service is classified as an entity directly involved in the fight against terrorism. The employees of the entitled units of the head department of the SFS in Donetsk and Lugansk regions located in the zone of the anti-terror operation execute combat missions with the same level of engagement as other entities fighting terrorism in the ATO zone.
Being exposed to the real threat of the hostile fire, the employees of the units located in the ATO zone shall be properly equipped. That is why, the Cabinet of Ministers has arranged the supply of the following material and technical equipment to these units:
Firearms, munition, special equipment;
Communication equipment and special technical tools;
Relevant individual items;
Individual medical aid kit.
What comes next?
The Ministry of Finance shall prepare and approve the norms for the material and technical supply of the units located in the ATO zone.