GOVERNMENT WILL SUPPORT AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE – VOLODYMYR GROYSMAN DURING HIS VISIT TO SE "ANTONOV"

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman held a working meeting with the leadership of the State Concern and Aircraft cluster of Ukraine at UKROBORONPROM SE "Antonov." During the meeting the head of the Government stressed the priority of aircraft construction sector for Ukraine and announced that the Cabinet of Ministers will support it.

During the meeting, the following issues were discussed: international projects, creation of new aircraft models and finding ways find ways to develop helicopter industry in Ukraine.

"Ukraine is one of the few countries in the world with a complete aircraft cycle. Ukrainian enterprises produce aircraft engines, avionics that are equal to or – in some characteristics – even better than its foreign counterparts” – stressed Volodymyr Groysman.

It should be noted that in June 2016 the State Concern "UkrOboronProm"(UOP) – in the framework of the reform strategy – created "Ukrainian Aircraft Corporation" on the basis of legendary "Antonov", which became the first of the five clusters. This step allows accelerating implementation of strategic projects for Ukraine, giving new impetus to scientific and technological development.

The Day of the Defense Industry of Ukraine in NATO HQ begins – this is where UOP will represent its capabilities to the Alliance.