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COOPERATION PROJECTS AND JOINT ENTERPRISES AS PERSPECTIVE – RESULTS OF UOP DELEGATION WORK AT DSEI 2017

COOPERATION PROJECTS AND JOINT ENTERPRISES AS PERSPECTIVE – RESULTS OF UOP DELEGATION WORK AT DSEI 2017 COOPERATION PROJECTS AND JOINT ENTERPRISES AS PERSPECTIVE – RESULTS OF UOP DELEGATION WORK AT DSEI 2017 The delegation of the State Concern "UkrOboronProm" (UOP) during the visit to London - at the invitation of the British Embassy in Ukraine - held a series of negotiations with British and other international companies in the field of defense industry, ahaving met with defence departments of the United Kingdom. UOP delegation represented the Ukrainian defense industry at the international exhibition DSEI 2017. "UKROBORONPROM delegation met with global defense industry leaders, having covered all UOP clusters when discussing the projects offered and presentation of capabilities of the State Concern. The following fields received the most attention: armored vehicles, WO, aviation and naval systems; the parties also discussed the situation and the prospects of the existing projects, most of which have been implemented since summer," said UOP Deputy Director General for Development Artur Kheruvymov, commenting on the activities of the delegation at DSEI 2017. He added that foreign companies were impressed by the capabilities of the State Concern and recognized the success achieved by Ukraine in 3 years of war. During the exhibition, UOP delegation discussed the possibilities of cooperation with Lockheed Martin Corporation and agreed to continue negotiations in the framework of AUSA 2017. Specialists of one of Europe's largest machine-building holdings – Leonardo, working in defense, aviation and power engineering sectors - received an invitation to visit Kyiv and familiarize themselves with UKROBORONPROM capabilities. The meeting with Rolls-Royce allowed to discuss the possibility of equipping AN aircraft with powerful engines, and BAE Systems demonstrated the latest helmets for air combat forces. The aviation field also became the topic of negotiations with Rockwell Collins, offering their technology to replace Russian avionics. Specialists of the following UOP enterprises-participants were a part of UOP delegation, most notably: SFTE “Spetstehnoeksport,” STIF “Ukrinmash,” SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau”, State Enterprise "Antonov", State Enterprise "Iskra" and State Research and Design Shipbuilding Center. Earlier, the delegation of the State Concern "UkrOboronProm" had visited the UK Defense Solution Center and – according to results of negotiations with British specialists – identified the directions for future cooperation. Particular attention was paid to electronic warfare and discussed the possibilities of production of the given equipment. DSEI is the world leading defense exhibition, held every 2 years, that brings together the global defence and security sector to innovate and share knowledge. This year, DSEI is hosting 1,600+ exhibitors from 54 countries.      

MSPO-2017 RESULTS: PREMIER OF UKRAINIAN-POLISH MILITARY EQUIPMENT AND NEW COOPERATION AGREEMENTS

MSPO-2017 RESULTS: PREMIER OF UKRAINIAN-POLISH MILITARY EQUIPMENT AND NEW COOPERATION AGREEMENTS MSPO-2017 RESULTS: PREMIER OF UKRAINIAN-POLISH MILITARY EQUIPMENT AND NEW COOPERATION AGREEMENTS State Concern "UkrOboronProm" took part in the largest Eastern Europe Defense Exhibition MSPO-2017, held in the city of Kielce (Poland). The Ukrainian defense industry complex represented dozens of exhibits from UOP enterprises-participants on the joint stand; among those - full-scale specimen of anti-tank weapon systems – used by Ukrainian army and imported by armies of other countries. Most attention, global defense specialists, visitors and media representatives paid to the premiere products. At the 25th Military Exhibition MSPO the results of cooperation between Polish and Ukrainian Defense complexes were represented for the first time. The latest PT-17 tank - the result of a T-72 modernization - was represented at MSPO-2017 to demonstrate its capabilities to a potential customer – the Ministry of Defense of Poland. For the implementation of this project, Ukroboronprom launched integration of the best Ukrainian technological developments, namely: UOP developed and supplied tank loader, a new engine, transmission, modernized engine transmission compartment, new 120mm caliber guns, fire control system, APU, active armor and a tower evaluation unit. All these units are developed in accordance with NATO standards, because today the Ministry of Defense of Poland, a NATO member state, is a potential customer of a new tank. Multifunctional complex "Romashka" is another joint project, intended to destroy enemy fortifications and live forces, as well as UCAVs, was represented at the international defense industry exhibition MSPO-2017. In 2016, an agreement on joint participation in the development of new defense projects was signed between the SFTE “Spetstehnoeksport,” SJSHC “Artem” and WB Electronics. The rocket system ZRN-01 Stokrotka Daisy became the first jointly implemented project. It uses highly effective 80 mm rocket-propelled projectiles - manufactured by SJSHC “Artem” - to kill a target. It takes 1-5 projectiles to kill the air targets at a range of up to 5 km – that’s the most effective QPR solution. To develop the complex, the project participants organized cooperation of the leading enterprises of their countries. This allowed to integrate the most up-to-date developments in the fields of rocket and missile engineering, radar, air defense control and coordination systems and systems for detecting and tracking targets in the optical range. The fruitful negotiation process during the exhibition resulted in a series of new signed agreements. The State Concern "UkrOboronProm", namely UOP enterprises-participants - SFTE “Spetstehnoeksport and ” SJSHC “Artem”, signed an agreement with the Polish company WB Electronics on the further development of the bilateral consortium, as well as the new contract for manufacture of medium-range R-27-R1 air-to-air missiles for the Polish Air Force. New agreements were signed with Polish company PGZ. This document defines a new level of cooperation in many defense industry sectors of the two countries, as well as the exchange of experience, technologies and joint development of innovations. Specialists of Ukroboronprom reached agreement on restart of the joint project with the Polish company Lubawa S.A. Lubawa S.A. management assured UKROBORONPROM of its readiness to provide all the necessary package of technologies for the manufacture of special camouflage for armored vehicles and body armor. In turn, the State Concern is ready to expand production of the given products at the capacities of Ukrainian enterprises. It should be noted that the special camouflage from Lubawa S.A. - is a multi-spectral camouflage net that is already actively used by the Polish Army. It blocks any signals in the thermal vision and radio range, so that any object - armored vehicles, checkpoint or command point - becomes almost invisible to the enemy.    

UKROBORONPROM DETERMINED LINE OF COOPERATION WITH UK DEFENSE SOLUTION CENTER

UKROBORONPROM DETERMINED LINE OF COOPERATION WITH UK DEFENSE SOLUTION CENTER UKROBORONPROM DETERMINED LINE OF COOPERATION WITH UK DEFENSE SOLUTION CENTER The delegation of the State Concern "UkrOboronProm," headed by Director General Roman Romanov, visited the UK Defense Solution Center and -  according to results of negotiations with British specialists - identified the directions for future cooperation. Particular attention was paid to electronic warfare and discussed the possibilities of production of the given equipment. The meeting in the framework of participation of the Ukrainian delegation in DSEI 2017 Defense Expo, held from 12 to 15 September in the capital of the United Kingdom. "The organization we visited is one of the partners of the"Defense Growth Partnership" program, uniting the Government, industry, British defense industry academic institutions and collaborating with companies in the world arena. Having positive experience of working with both UK and other companies of the NATO countrie, we are willing to engage the Ukrainian defense industry and its integration in international projects," said UOP Deputy Director General for Development Artur Kheruvymov. UKDSC is engaged in the analysis of foreign markets and the identification of potential areas of cooperation, and its purpose is development of the country's competencies by searching new models of innovative projects financing. It is important to note that all employees of this organization are active members of the world's largest defense corporations, including Lockheed Martin Corporation, BAE Systems, etc. Their unique and impartial offer partnership to enhance each other’s defense and industrial capabilities and promoting productivity and prosperity. The Ukrainian defense industrial complex took part in the development of a modern tank for Polish military equipment modernization. The latest PT-17 tank – T-72 modernization by Ukrainian and Polish specialists – was represented at the international defense industry exhibition MSPO-2017 last week. This product proves a new level of Ukrainian defense industry and its compliance with international standards.

TANK PT-17 FOR POLAND MEETING NATO STANDARD: ROLE FOR UKRAINE AND A NEW LEVEL OF UKRAINIAN DEFENSE

TANK PT-17 FOR POLAND MEETING NATO STANDARD: ROLE FOR UKRAINE AND A NEW LEVEL OF UKRAINIAN DEFENSE TANK PT-17 FOR POLAND MEETING NATO STANDARD: ROLE FOR UKRAINE AND A NEW LEVEL OF UKRAINIAN DEFENSE SC "UkrOboronProm" (UOP) and Polish company Zaklady Mechaniczne "Bumar - Labedy" S.A. represented at the international exhibition MSPO-2017 the main battle tank PT-17 - a profound modernization of the T-72 – in accordance with advanced NATO standards. This tank was created in close and mutually beneficial cooperation between the defense complexes of Poland and Ukraine to demonstrate its capabilities to a potential customer - the Ministry of Defense of Poland. At the same time, the experience gained by Ukrainian specialists during the manufacture of the given vehicle represents UOP readiness to perform tanks modernization - in accordance with NATO standards - for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. UOP press service prepared a special material, which disclosed the details of the PT-17 development as an example of international cooperation, as well as equipping the Ukrainian armed forces in accordance with NATO standards. PT-17 – the result of international cooperation The Ministry of Defense of Poland - as well as the defense departments of any country in the world - is constantly looking for ways to increase the combat capabilities of its military equipment. For T-72 modernization - Land Forces of Poland are armed with - the Polish company "Bumar - Labedy" S.A. offered UKROBORONPROM working together on the modernization of the tank, to combine the best developments of both defense complexes. Organization of joint works was carried out by UOP STIF “Ukrinmash”. Bumar - Labedy S.A. is the largest tanks manufacturer in Poland, which is constantly collaborating with defense companies of NATO countries. But for the PT-17 project, it was decided to cooperate with Ukraine. That is why the joint PT-17 project of the Polish company with, as well as the An-132 transport aircraft, proves the fact that the Ukrainian defense industry is a reliable and effective partner, open to mutually beneficial cooperation. "This is a proof of a new level of the Ukrainian defense industry, which became possible due to breaking the chains that united the Ukrainian defense industry with Russia in 2014. This proves that Ukroboronprom is integrated into the international community; it is a proof of confidence in Ukrainian engineering and professionalism, the fact that not only Ukraine is open to NATO countries, but also the Allies is open to Ukraine ", - said Roman Romanov, Director General of the State Concern "Ukroboronprom, "commenting on the event. PT-17: role for Ukraine In addition to the fact that Ukraine permanently takes part in such large-scale and technologically complex projects as development of new high-tech vehicles, PT-17 proves that Ukroboronprom is ready to modernize military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in accordance with NATO standards . UOP enterprises - as soon as the corresponding order from the Ministry of Defense is received - are ready to develop and, in the shortest terms, submit T-64, T-72, T-80, Bulat and Oplot tanks modernization variants, meeting NATO standards. A 120-mm gun with a loading mechanism is already completed; it was decided to combine it with NATO's sightseeing systems, installation of modern digital devices, including communication and navigation. The constructional resources of the tanks allow replacing tank turrets and engine and transmission block to install new weapons and more powerful modern engines. Photo: Robert Czulda Building Ukrainian ammunition production facility – capable to manufacture both Soviet and NATO standard projectiles - allows to provide the army with ammunition. "It is important to note that the experience on PT-17 manufacture was received not at the expense of the Ministry of Defense or Ukroboronprom, but using funds from the international order, providing also direct inflow of foreign currency to the budget of Ukraine."Ukrinmash " is ready, in the case of an order on the part of the Ministry of Defense, to do all the work, connected with organization of supply or licensed production in Ukraine of advanced electronic and other components from NATO countries the modernization of Ukrainian armored vehicles ", - said Director General of the State Enterprise "Ukrinmash" Serhiy Slyusarenko, adding that “Ukrinmash” can serve as an integrator by combining NATO's advanced defense technologies and Ukrainian defense industry achievements to enhance Ukraine's defense capability and its approaching the Alliance. PT-17 modernization according to NATO standard PT-17 modernization allows transforming T-72 into a modern tank with armament, protection and electronics in accordance with NATO standards, enhancing its combat effectiveness and fighting efficiency on the battlefield. PT-17 is equipped with a new 120-mm KBM2 gun, increasing its firepower, manufactured by UOP SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau. Ukrainian engineers had completely rebuilt the tank loader for the use a 120-mm ammunition. Such changes called for changing the turret construction. Polish sights GOC-1 Nike and GOD Iris from PCO S.A. were installed to enhance accuracy of fire. PT-17 is also equipped with Polish S1000R engine with ESM-350M automatic transmission, an additional power unit and a new control system. As in the case with the turret, works on changing the entire engine-transmission unit of the tank for new power units was carried out. Protection was also modernized, including active armor and electronic counter-attack systems. Thus, PT-17 is the result of engineering thought of both Polish and Ukrainian defense complexes, allowing in 5 months to develop, manufacture and provide all components and spares to ensure that a new tank presentation takes place at MSPO-2017.

T-72 MODERNIZATION – WITH UOP PARTICIPATION – WAS REPRESENTED AT MSPO-2017

T-72 MODERNIZATION – WITH UOP PARTICIPATION – WAS REPRESENTED AT MSPO-2017 T-72 MODERNIZATION – WITH UOP PARTICIPATION – WAS REPRESENTED AT MSPO-2017 The latest PT-17 tank – T-72 modernization by Ukrainian and Polish specialists - was represented at the international defense industry exhibition MSPO-2017 to demonstrate capabilities of the tank to a potential customer, the Ministry of Defense of Poland. In April 2017, within the framework of the contracts concluded, UOP enterprises- participants and the Zaklady Mechaniczne “Bumar – Labedy” S.A. started joint T-72 modernization. Polish side offered partnership for the new product development, but it should be mentioned that both Poland and Ukraine have a sufficiently large fleet of Soviet T-72 tanks. For the implementation of this project, Ukroboronprom launched integration of the best Ukrainian technological developments, namely: UOP developed and supplied tank loader, a new engine, transmission, modernized engine transmission compartment, new 120mm caliber guns, fire control system, APU, active armor and a tower evaluation unit. All these units are developed in accordance with NATO standards, because today the Ministry of Defense of Poland, a NATO member state, is a potential customer of a new tank. "This project is a clear signal, demonstrating Ukraine's ability to participate in such large-scale and technologically complex projects. An important element of this cooperation is that the tank will be developed in accordance with NATO standards; Ukrainians manufactured and are ready to produce the key components in accordance with these standards. This indicates not only scientific, technological and production potential of the country, but also the fact that such systems and standards in future can be easily integrated and implemented on other samples of Ukrainian military equipment. This can also become the beginning Ukrainian army renovation with "NATO" military equipment samples"- said Director General of the SC "UkrOboronProm" Roman Romanov. In turn, the Polish side noted that it is amazed by the Ukrainian specialists’ efficiency, who managed in less than 5 months develop, manufacture and supply all units, components and spares to ensure a full-scale presentation of the new tank at MSPO-2017. The positive decision of the Ministry of Defense of Poland to purchase PT-17 tanks will allow Ukrainian enterprises to participate in a large-scale project for the rearmament of the Polish Army, estimated at several hundred million USD. The SC "UkrOboronProm" represents Ukraine at the 25th International Exhibition of Defense Industry MSPO-2017. Ukrainian defense industry complex represents dozens of military equipment samples at joint UOP stand. Full-scale specimen of anti-tank weapon systems – used by Ukrainian army and imported by armies of other countries – are represented at UOP stand, along with other military equipment samples.

UKROBORONPROM AND PGZ DEEPEN COOPERATION

UKROBORONPROM AND PGZ DEEPEN COOPERATION UKROBORONPROM AND PGZ DEEPEN COOPERATION The State Concern "UkrOboronProm" and Polish company PGZ signed new agreements in the framework of participation in the international defense industry exhibition MSPO-2017. This document defines a new level of cooperation in the range of industries of the defense-industrial complexes of the two countries, as well as the exchange of experience, technologies and joint development of innovations. The signing ceremony took place with the participation of the Minister of Defense of Poland Antoniego Macierewicz, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Igor Pavlovsky, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Yuriy Brovchenko. The document was signed by Director General of the State Concern "UkrOboronProm" Roman Romanov and the President of the company PGZ Błażej Wojnicz. All participants of the process noted the importance of Ukrainian-Polish cooperation, especially in security and defense sector. The Polish Minister of Defense emphasized the need for even more intensive cooperation and joint projects between the two countries in order to confront Russian aggression and preserve peace in Eastern Europe and Europe in general. Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Igor Pavlovsky thanked Poland and its people for supporting Ukrainians in the fight against Russian aggression. He also reminded that Poland was one of the first countries to recognize Ukraine's independence in 1991 and still is a reliable partner. "Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa" and its subsidiaries already became one of our international partners. We already have a successful experience in cooperation on many projects and are aiming to deepen it. Signing of new agreements is the result of the active and focused UKROBORONPROM efforts in recent years with a list of joint projects, "said UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov. The document signed confirms the positive relationship between the two companies and is the result of a joint will to deepen existing cooperation. Both sides have confirmed the presence of significant potential for further development."This is a very important deal for us," summed up the President of the "Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa" Błażej Wojnicz. Ukrainian defense industry complex represents dozens of military equipment samples at joint UOP stand. Full-scale specimen of anti-tank weapon systems – used by Ukrainian army and imported by armies of other countries – are represented at UOP stand, along with other military equipment samples.        

UKROBORONPROM REPRESENTS UKRAINE AT MSPO-2017

UKROBORONPROM REPRESENTS UKRAINE AT MSPO-2017 UKROBORONPROM REPRESENTS UKRAINE AT MSPO-2017 The State Concern "UkrOboronProm" represents Ukraine at the 25th International Defense Industry Exhibition MSPO-2017. UKROBORONPROM exposition is located in Hall D, booth D-14. The delegation is headed by UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov. UKROBORONPROM is a union of 100+ defense industry enterprises, operating in the fields of development, production, sale, repair, modernization and disposition of weapons, military and special equipment, ammunition, engaging in military-technical cooperation with other countries. Ukrainian defense industry complex will represent dozens of military equipment samples at joint UOP stand. Full-scale specimen of anti-tank weapon systems - used by Ukrainian army and imported by armies of other countries – will be represented at UOP stand, along with other military equipment samples. This time the following UKROBORONPROM enterprises will be represented in Kielce: -      SC “Ukrspetsexport,” SFTE “Spetstehnoeksport,” SFTC “Progress,” STIF “Ukrinmash,” SEFTIE “Promoboroneksport” - export and import of military and dual-use products and services; -  SJSHC “Artem”: production and export of more than 70 titles of special and aircraft equipment; medical equipment manufacturing; -    SE “Zhytomyr Armored Plant”: manufacture, overhaul and modernization of lightly-armored vehicles of various modifications: combat reconnaissance patrol vehicle “BRDM,” armored carrier, armored infantry carrier, airborne fighting vehicle, and their modifications; -  SE “Scientific-Technical Complex “Precision Engineering Plant”: artillery armament production, manufacture of spares and components; -   SE “Kyiv Armored Plant”: production of light armament of armored force vehicles; overhaul and modernization of armored, engineering and combat vehicles, weapon ordnance; production of spares for armored vehicles and armament; -      SE “State Kyiv Design Bureau “Luch”: research, production, repair and modernization of guided missiles; -   SE “Izyum Instrument-Making Plant” - optical devices manufacturing for military purposes; -   Research and production complex “Photoprylad”: targeting systems, guidance and fire control for armored vehicles, combat helicopters, artillery; control systems for helicopters and ground facilities AT missile systems; night vision devices; -   SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau”: development and manufacture of armored vehicles; - SE “Krasyliv Aggregate Plant”: products manufacture for both civil and military purposes; -   SE “Kharkiv Special Machine Plant”: development, production, sales, repair, modernization and recycling of armament, military special purpose equipment and ammunition; -   SE “Orizon-Navigation”: development and production of satellite navigation equipment GPS GLONASS SBAS Systems; GNSS technologies implementation;  -    SE “Shepetivsky Repair Plant”: repair of WO and artillery armament; chassis maintenance and repair; production of nonstandard technical equipment, test stands; production of spares, tools and accessories for WO;  In the frameworks of International Defense Industry Exhibition MSPO-2017 UKROBORONPROM is planning to deepen military-technical cooperation with Ukrainian and Polish companies, as well as with other companies. The State Concern “UkrOboronProm” offers their European partners joint projects on manufacture of advanced technology products. UOP enterprises-participants will conduct business meetings and negotiations in the frameworks of MSPO-2017. MSPO 2016 is the largest defense industry exhibition in Poland and Central Europe, uniting potential buyers and suppliers; this is the showcase for military equipment, technologies and products; a platform for display of the customers’ needs and requirements.    

UOP CYBER GUARD WILL BECOME GENERAL PARTNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM "HACKIT – 2017"

UOP CYBER GUARD WILL BECOME GENERAL PARTNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM "HACKIT – 2017" UOP CYBER GUARD WILL BECOME GENERAL PARTNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM "HACKIT – 2017" The Cyber ​​Guard project - initiated by UKROBORONPROM State Enterprise "Ukrinmash" - will become the general partner of one of the largest cyberforums "HackIT-2017". The forum will consist of several competition stages. In particular, the online batle of ethical hackers this year included imitation of crackdown on presidential elections in eight countries. 1346 teams from around the world had similar tasks, 338 of them coped with at least one task. Ukrainian team dcua headed the top three. "The best specialists will get the opportunity to take part in the Cyber ​​Guard project, namely development creation of cyber security centre  in Ukraine in accordance with NATO standards," said Yehor Aushev, the head of the national cybersecurity project. The key events of the year, the latest cyberweapons, cyber-espionage techniques and cyber security threat prevention will be the main issues during discussion section. STIF “Ukrinmash,” along with other participants, is preparing a detailed presentation, in particular on cyber defense mechanisms in public and financial sectors, IT-business and other industries. Young specialists, students and graduates of Ukrainian universities - planing dedicate their lives to cyberspace and aiming to development in cybersecurity – will attend the Forum, together with the leading international experts. Cyber ​​Guard – is UKROBORONPROM project in partnership with STIF “Ukrinmash”  and private companies - was created for protection of Ukrine’s private, state structures and institutions from cyber attacks.