EXHIBITION "ARMS AND SECURITY-2017": UOP PREMIERES AND STRATEGIC AGREEMENTS

At the international exhibition "Arms and Security 2017", starting October 10 in Kyiv, UKROBORONPROM will demonstrate advanced achievements of the Ukrainian defense industry and sign strategic agreements with international partners that will significantly enhance mutually beneficial military-technical cooperation.

In the framework of "Arms and Security", the new combat vehicle "Strazh" – the result of the joint work of UOP enterprises Zhytomyr Armored Plant, Kyiv Armored Plant and SJSHC “Artem” – will be demonstrated. This latest development is designed for the fire support of tanks on the battlefield, ensuring their protection and destruction of both aerial and ground threats.

For the first time in Ukraine, a new modification of BTR-4MV1 will be represented. Specialists of the UOP SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau” significantly increased the armour plating of the vehicle. The BTR-4MV1 received a new frontal part and other structural changes, aimed at improving the survivability and combat effectiveness of the given vehicle.

The first public demonstration of the carbine submachinegun M4 – WAC-47 – manufactured under the US government license and is the result of the international cooperation project – will take place in the framework of "Arms and Security" exhibition.

In general, UKROBORONPROM at the "Arms and Security" exhibition will represent 150+ samples of weapons and military equipment, dozen of the samples will be represented for the first time in Ukraine.

In addition, key agreements with international partners will be signed within the framework of the exhibition, aimed at strengthening mutually beneficial defense cooperation with leading the corporations of NATO members.

The International Specialized Exhibition "Arms and Security-2017" will be held on October 10-13 at the International Exhibition Center, located on Brovarsky Prospekt, 15.

It should be noted that simultaneously with the "Arms and Security", the US capital is hosting a global international exhibition, the Association of the US Army (AUSA), in which the SC "UkrOboronProm" for the first time represents the advanced developments of the Ukrainian defense industry, which have already proven their efficiency in actual combat. Participation in this exhibition will help Ukraine to strengthen the position of a reliable and prospective partner in the international arms market.