NATIONAL SCIENCE IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF DEFENCE REFORM – ROMAN ROMANOV

Our soldiers need innovative armament – our science can develop it, and the enterprises can produce it. This was stated by Director General of the State Concern "UkrOboronProm" Roman Romanov at the exhibition-presentation of scientific and technical developments and technologies NASU "Science: defenceand national security."

"Involvement of national scientific potential and modern developments of our scientists – an integral part of defence industry reform. The State Concern is actively working on new product samples together with Ukrainian basic and applied science, said the head of UKROBORONPROM.

According to him, the State Concern signed memorandums on cooperation with 48 higher education institutions of the country to increase skill level and employee performance appraisal.

"We see the aim of this cooperation in efforts consolidation to solve the problems of innovative development of scientific and technological potential of defence industry enterprises", – said Roman Romanov.

The Ukrainian army received domestic unmanned systems – BpAK-MP-1 "Spectator" – a joint project of “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” and the SC "UkrOboronProm." The path from idea to UAV serial production was overcame in record time – less than a year. The complex consists of three tactical drones and management and monitoring system.