The Malyshev Plant completed the contract with Thailand, will renew its production facilities and launch light armored vehicles manufacture, using new production lines. This was told by Director General of the State Concern "UkrOboronProm" Pavlo Bukin and director of the plant Oleksandr Khlan’.
"A great deal of work was done on modernization of the armored vehicles for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and the Thai contract, which is now completed – this is one of the opportunities for the enterprise development. This work influences financial performance of the Malyshev Plant, and we are looking forward to further development of the enterprise," – said Pavlo Bukin.
The completion of 2017 with record-breaking performance due to fulfillment of a number of orders – both in the interests of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and for foreign customers – as well as signed contracts for 2018, allowed UKROBORONPROM enterprise to expand production. As of today, the enterprise is working on the restoration of light armored vehicles – APCs.
"We are renovating light armored vehicle lines – we plan to release BTR-3 and BTR-4. All equipment has already been purchased, bench equipment has been assembled," said Oleksandr Khlan’, adding that 2018 was fully contracted.