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UKROBORONPROM WILL IMPLEMENT MECHANICAL ENGINEERING INNOVATIONS OF NATIONAL TRANSPORT UNIVERSITY

UKROBORONPROM WILL IMPLEMENT MECHANICAL ENGINEERING INNOVATIONS OF NATIONAL TRANSPORT UNIVERSITY UKROBORONPROM WILL IMPLEMENT MECHANICAL ENGINEERING INNOVATIONS OF NATIONAL TRANSPORT UNIVERSITY SC "Ukroboronprom" and the National Transport University of Ukraine will cooperate in implementation of innovations for equipment modernization and production of high-tech defense products .The relevant memorandum was signed by UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General for Development Arthur Heruvimov and rector of the university Mykola Dmytrychenko, February 29. "Effective use of NTU scientific, technical and industrial potential for the needs of the defense sector - both for domestic market and for export purposes - is the priority of our cooperation", - said UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General for Development. According to the agreement, the State Concern will use educational and research potential of the university, while assisting in student training, organizing onsite and practical training for students. UKROBORONPROM specialists will participate in defining the subject of course works and dissertations. To encourage research activities of young scientists in the field of defense scholarships (grants) will be introduced. University graduates will have a chance to be employed by UKROBORONPROM enterprises. UKROBORONPROM is successfully cooperating with almost 50 Ukrainian universities, attracting scientific potential to solving production issues. Among them - the legendary Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, NTUU "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute," NTU “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”. This cooperation proved to be effective. In particular, domestic UAV - developed by students of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute - has improved warfare capabilities of the Ukrainian Army.

UKROBORONPROM ACTIVELY EXPANDS COOPERATION WITH NATO AND THE EU – DENIS GURAK

UKROBORONPROM ACTIVELY EXPANDS COOPERATION WITH NATO AND THE EU – DENIS GURAK UKROBORONPROM ACTIVELY EXPANDS COOPERATION WITH NATO AND THE EU – DENIS GURAK UKROBORONPROM develops in the context of global processes in the world market. The State Concern is further expanding cooperation with NATO and the EU, as defined by the strategic course of the state. This was stated by UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General of Foreign Economic Activity Denis Gurak during his interview on the radio. He explained that for the country this strategy is about transition to NATO standards not for the army operation only, but also for military equipment production and maintenance. "Over the past year and a half, we noticed great interest of Western countries - mainly Europe and the US - for defense industry cooperation, as our technology, traditionally, is more ruggedized. For example, "Antonov" transport aircrafts can land on ice and sand, as they were specifically designed for use in severe environments, while transport aircrafts of other countries were not. Domestic tanks were designed for operation at temperatures from -40 to +50 degrees ", - he told. That is why, according to Dennis Gurak, the world market needs Ukrainian military equipment and is interested in it. In 2015, the total value of UKROBORONPROM’s export contracts amounts to more than $ 1.3 billion.

UKROBORONPROM APPEALS TO THE STATE SERVICE OF EXPORT CONTROL

UKROBORONPROM APPEALS TO THE STATE SERVICE OF EXPORT CONTROL UKROBORONPROM APPEALS TO THE STATE SERVICE OF EXPORT CONTROL SC "Ukroboronprom" appealed to the State Service of Export Control - a specially authorized executive body, responsible for state policy implementation in the sphere of state control over international transfers of military and dual use products. UKROBORONPROM requests to check the information, spread in the media, on cooperation between “Antonov” and aircraft factory in the city of Voronezh (Russia). To clarify whether or not export of Ukrainian products took place, who gave permission for it, whether or not this procedure violated the law, and who bears responsibility in case of violations? SC "Ukroboronprom” also requests to check information - distributed by some media - on the possible product supply by SE "Zorya-Mashproekt" to Russia. According to the enterprise, supplies to Russia were canceled in accordance with Presidential decrees, NSDC decisions and the State Service of Export Control. In the mid-2014, UKROBORONPROM suspended any defense trade, military cooperation, exchange of experience or technology with Russia. UKROBORONPROM enterprises do not supply products of either military or dual use for military purposes to the aggressor country, and do not conduct joint projects in the military sphere. SC "Ukroboronprom" actively implements the policy of substitution of Russian components. Over a third of the necessary details – the State Concern used to buy in Russia - the Ukrainian defense enterprises already produce independently.

UKROBORONPROM WILL LOAD ENTERPRISES OF VINNYTSYA REGION

UKROBORONPROM WILL LOAD ENTERPRISES OF VINNYTSYA REGION UKROBORONPROM WILL LOAD ENTERPRISES OF VINNYTSYA REGION Enterprises of Vinnytsya region will participate in implementation of the state defense order and import substitution programs. The relevant memorandum of cooperation was signed by the head of Vinnytsya regional state administration Valeriy Koroviy and UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov. "The State Concern came to Vinnytsya region as investor, having brought specific proposals for local enterprises. The Catalogue  with 8 thousand product types, required by UKROBORONPROM, will be transferred to the Department of Industry of the Regional State Administration. We are ready to order these components here, in Vinnitsa region ", - said Roman Romanov. According to him, cooperation between UKROBORONPROM and the region is mutually beneficial. The State Concern receives a fair and responsible contractors, while the region gets new jobs and budget revenue. "Cooperation is an easy way to overcome challenges. The largest projects are easy to implement by joining efforts. We already have specific examples when regional enterprises of any form of ownership, supplied the enterprises with components,  previously bought in Russia ", - said Roman Romanov. Having reviewed the work of "Vinnitsya Aviation Plant", LLC "Vinnytsia Aggregate Plant," and SE "45 Experimental Machinery Plant",  the head of the State Concern mentioned that their capacities can meet UKROBORONPROM needs in a number of components necessary. Valeriy Koroviy added, that Vinnytsya region is open to its industry development and finding new niches, and is ready to manufacture products for the defense industry. "Life calls for new solutions for the development of our industry. I am grateful to UKROBORONPROM for providing opportunities on expansion of our plants. Big prospects open before Vinnytsya region," - said the head of Vinnytsya regional state administration. UKROBORONPROM has already signed 13 memorandums of cooperation with the state administrations and Kyiv; this strategy proved its effectiveness. Launch of "Dozor’s" serial production is happening in record time due to cooperation of 40 Lviv enterprises.  Zhytomyr Armored Plant included 67 enterprises in the production cycle, which earned 18 million UAH for the first 9 months of 2015.

UKROBORONPROM WILL IMPLEMENT INNOVATIONS OF SPECIALISTS OF THE LEADING UNIVERSITY OF THE COUNTRY

UKROBORONPROM WILL IMPLEMENT INNOVATIONS OF SPECIALISTS OF THE LEADING UNIVERSITY OF THE COUNTRY UKROBORONPROM WILL IMPLEMENT INNOVATIONS OF SPECIALISTS OF THE LEADING UNIVERSITY OF THE COUNTRY SC "Ukroboronprom" will implement high-tech development of specialists of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. The relevant memorandum of cooperation was signed by UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov and Rector of the leading university of the country - Leonid Huberskiy on 25 February. "Communications, IT-technologies, cybernetics, production and processing of new materials – these are the ways in which the State Concern will cooperate with Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - a hallmark of Ukrainian education. Today, when Ukraine is virtually at war with the aggressor, there should be a continuous link between education, science and industry", - said the head of "Ukroboronprom" Roman Romanov. He added that Ukrainian defense industry requires not only manufacturers, technologists and engineers, but also in managers: the State  Concern needs young and ambitious managers with modern thinking and highly educated. According to the agreement, Concern will use educational and research potential of the universities, assist in specialist training, organize onsite and practical training of students. UKROBORONPROM specialists will be actively involved in defining the subject of course works and theses. To encourage research activities of young scientists in the field of defense scholarships (grants) will be introduced. University graduates will have a chance to be employed by the State Concern. Specialists of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv already have a number of high technology developments and are cooperating with the military. UKROBORONPROM is successfully cooperating with almost 50 Ukrainian universities, attracting scientific potential to solving production issues. Among them - the legendary Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, NTUU "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute," NTU “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” and many others.

UKROBORONPROM APPEALS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO PROMPTLY RESPOND TO INFORMATION ABOUT CRIME

UKROBORONPROM APPEALS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO PROMPTLY RESPOND TO INFORMATION ABOUT CRIME UKROBORONPROM APPEALS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO PROMPTLY RESPOND TO INFORMATION ABOUT CRIME Management of the SC "Ukroboronprom" appeals to law enforcement agencies to promptly respond to information about crimes, passed to them by the relevant services of the State Concern. And to take every effort to solve crimes, mostly corruption cases, as soon as possible. "Recently, the National Police of Zhytomyr region reported new details of the case against the former management of Zhytomyr armored plant, engaged in dubious deals. It's fine, if not to consider the fact that the crime was discovered and documented during the audit of the given enterprise by control units of the SC "Ukroboronprom" and handed to law enforcement agency in January 2015. We believe that such crimes could be solved faster, "- stressed in the SC “Ukroboronprom”. After replacement of Zhytomyr Armored Plant management, in the summer 2015 the enterprise substantially increased its production rates, quickly joined import substitution program and increased the number of partners. For 9 months of 2015, the company sent 180 pieces of military equipment to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which is twice as much as in 2014. 215 new jobs were created and average wages increased up to 5.5 thousand UAH. The plant has already modernized 18 types of military vehicles and produce combat units. SC "Ukroboronprom" is systematically fighting against corruption at its plants - in particular, by using transparent procurement of goods and services. An objective selection system eliminates all subjective factors, when making decisions. Due to established system of tenders, the State Concern became the leader of budgetary savings. In particular, in 2015, thanks to e-procurement, UKROBORONPROM enterprises saved for the state nearly 305 million UAH.

UKRAINIAN AIRCRAFT AN-132 WILL BE PRODUCED IN SAUDI ARABIA

UKRAINIAN AIRCRAFT AN-132 WILL BE PRODUCED IN SAUDI ARABIA UKRAINIAN AIRCRAFT AN-132 WILL BE PRODUCED IN SAUDI ARABIA (UK) ДП «Антонов» і «Taqnia» побудують літакобудівний комплекс та організують виробництво літаків Ан-132 у в Королівстві Саудівська Аравія. Відповідну Угоду про кооперацію 21 лютого підписали Михайло Гвоздьов, президент ДП «Антонов», та Ali Mohammed Al-Ghamdi, президент Taqnia Aeronautics Co.

MYKOLAYIV ARMOURED PLANT DETERMINED PRODUCTION PLANS FOR 2016

MYKOLAYIV ARMOURED PLANT DETERMINED PRODUCTION PLANS FOR 2016 MYKOLAYIV ARMOURED PLANT DETERMINED PRODUCTION PLANS FOR 2016 SE "Mykolayiv Armoured Plant" plans to significantly increase production and financial performance in 2016. This was stated by Director of Mykolayiv Armoured Plant, Mykola Kistrin. According to him, implementation of the state order to equip Ukrainian army is the plant’s priority this year. At the request of the Ministry of Defence, the plant will overhaul 10 BTRs-80, 10 BTRs-70, 27 BRDMs and will conduct routine repair of 10 BRDMs. In addition, plant designers are developing a sample of turret modernization for BTR-70 (80) and BRDM. Also in 2016 52 BRDM will be produced for the export market. Machine guns for them are bought already, hulls are manufactured and stored in warehouses of the plant. "Mykolayiv Armoured Plant" regains its power. We have very ambitious plans for this year. We received large orders from the government and international partners, and we will fulfill all the contracts on time and efficiently", - said Mykola Kistrin. In 2015 financial and production indicators of the SE "Mykolayiv Armoured Plant" significantly improved. The plant fulfilled the orders for the Ministry of Defence comprehensively. Debts of the enterprise were reduced from 123 million to 28 million. During the second half of 2015, the plant hired 70 new workers; two new production units are put into operation.