The State Concern "UkrOboronProm" now is the engine of the country’s economy. This was stated by Director General Roman Romanov in his interview to Channel 5.
"80 thousand people, more than 100 enterprises in nearly all regions of the country – this is UKROBORONPROM. Having signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of import substitution and fulfillment of the state defense order, the State Concern has provided more than 200 jobs to thousands of people, attracting domestic enterprises any form of ownership to cooperation,"- said Roman Romanov.
According to him, "UkrOboronProm" returns highly qualified workers and attracts young people to the field. Arrangements with more than 40 universities allowed nearly 4 thousand young professionals undergo training at defence industry enterprises and stay working in Ukraine.
"A particular ecosystem is formed around the State Concern, uniting industry, economy and science" – said the head of the State Concern.
“UkrOboronProm” represented a defense industry reform strategy. It provides simultaneous operation in the legal, technological and production sectors. The reform assumes the following steps: implementation of corporate management, creating of supervisory boards, audit involving international companies, enterprises clustering by equipment types, extensive measures on technology protection, platform for innovations. These changes will enable integration of defense complex of Ukraine into the international community, to ensure its reliable and highly technological work.