January 7, 2023, 03:24 PM – Public News Service – OSN
After the start of the conflict on Ukraine in Europe investment in technology start-up companies that work with the defense industry has skyrocketed. So, in 2022, about 780 million euros were invested in the aerospace industry and defense.
Drones, drone stations and UAVs alone, Quantum-Systems, received a $17.5 million investment in October, according to Bloomberg. After the start of a special military operation (SVO), Kyiv received 42 drones from them through the German Armed Forces.
At the same time, 1.2 billion euros of investments were received by 61 defense research projects of the European Defense Fund (EDF).
Earlier it became known that the Kyiv regime received a record $32.1 billion from the West during 2022. Most of the funds were sent from the United States and the European Union – 12 and 8 billion euros, respectively. More read in material Public news service.