QMS OF THE KYIV ARMORED PLANT COMPLIES WITH INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS – AUDIT FINDINGS

The quality management system – implememted at SE "Kyiv Armored Plant" – meets international standards. This is the result of audit, conducted by LLC "Bureau Veritas Certification Ukraine".

SE "Kyiv Armored Plant" received the certificate of compliance ISO 9001: 2008 and national standard ISO 9001: 2009. This system has proven its efficiency, enhancing position of the plant in the international market and allowing to improve product quality.

"Conducting compliance audit has become one of the steps in implementing the Ukraine’s defense reform strategy, implemented by UKROBORONPROM (UOP). For the development of our enterprise, as well as for entering new markets and new products manufacture is important to follow openness and transparency policy, meeting all international standards, "- said Acting director of the SE "Kyiv Armored Plant" Vadym Shkavro.

During the 2016 "Kyiv Armored Plant" repaired about 140 armored vehicles and other units of heavy armament, having manufactured over fifty new BTR-3. The plant completed fitting of a completely new plant for production of hulls for armored vehicles, having organized modern subassembly welding facilities. New stage production establishment allowed the plant to increase production, reduce costs and build a new technological potential of the enterprise.

_DSC3786“UkrOboronProm” represented reform strategy of the military-industrial complex of Ukraine, providing internal and external audit. It allows leading international experts to get an objective picture of the Concern, focusing on the effective use of resources, implementing international management standards and reporting system. This will attract new investors, offering them a clear principle for entering the capital, protecting investment and creating a unique market offer.

Other key areas of UOP defense reform strategy are: clustering, corporatization, technology protection and creating the innovation platform.