JORDANIAN MONARCH WAS STRUCK BY UKROBORONPROM EXHIBIT AT THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION "SOFEX 2016"

Innovative armored vehicle "Dozor-B" with "Blik-2M," combat modules "Duplet" and "Sturm BM-3M," guns ZTM-1 and ZTM-2 attracted attention of the King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein at the XI International exhibition of special forces "SOFEX 2016″. The event was held in Amman, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Jordanian monarch singled out the promising combat module "Duplet", developed by SE "Zhytomyr Armored Plant." Combat module “Kastet” received positive feedback of the Jordanian side. “Kastet” was mounted on one of the tanks of Jordanian armed forces for the presentation purposes.

The leading enterprises of domestic defence industry represented their developments at "SOFEX 2016," most notably: SE "Zhytomyr Armored Plant," SE "Kyiv Armored Plant," State Foreign Trade and Investment Company "Promoboroneksport," "Lviv Armored Plant," SE "STC" Precision Mechanics Plant "and others.

A series of meetings with the representatives of the government, armed forces and industry of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, as well as partners of the State Concern "Ukroboronprom" from other countries, are scheduled in the frameworks of SOFEX 2016.

"SOFEX" expo was founded in 1996 by His Majesty the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein. The event is held every two years in Amman, gathering a large number of both private and public sector representatives from different countries.

In 2016 UKROBORONPROM holds a course for transition to high-tech manufacturing, international standards (NATO) and supplying the army with modern types of armaments. The State Concern expands cooperation with NATO and the EU countries, as defined by the strategic course of the state. In 2015 UKROBORONPROM export contracts amounted to more than $ 1.3 billion.