UKROBORONPROM ESTABLISHES A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE ANTONOV DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Specialists of the SC "UkrOboronProm" (UOP) and SE"Antonov" will become members of the newly formed joint working group, that will – within a month – create a program for the development of the enterprise.

This decision is the result of the working meeting at UOP SE "Antonov". The meeting was initiated by UKROBORONPROM Director General Pavlo Bukin.

"Antonov" is the leader of UOP aviation cluster – the world’s leading innovation center for aircraft development. This plan will be developed by a working group, composed of Antonov and UKROBORONPROM specialists. And one of the tasks of the State Concern is to enable “Antonov” to master new competencies, in cooperation with international partners. "Antonov" can become a link in the international chain of aircraft engineering," said Pavlo Bukin during the meeting.

UKROBORONPROM Director General emphasized the necessity of aircraft production in the interests of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. This will allow to create fundamentally new aircraft samples that will significantly expand the capabilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

It should be noted that it was the first visit of UKROBORONPROM Director General Pavlo Bukin to one of UOP enterprises-participants.