MALAYSIA SHOWS INTEREST IN JOINT PRODUCTION OF MILITARY BOATS WITH UKRAINE

During the meeting with UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov at the international exhibition "DSA 2016," the Chief of Malaysian Navy – Admiral Tan Sri Abdul Aziz bin Hj Jaafar – showed interest in joint design and production of patrol boats at one of the shipyards of Malaysia.

"Ukrainian and Malaysian naval equipment developers’ can combine their efforts in designing multipurpose patrol boats. We take into account the requirements of the end-consumer, considering the possibility of such cooperation ", – said Roman Romanov.

Director General of the company "Ukrspetsexport" Pavel Bukin took part in this meeting. "Ukrspetsexport" is a leading UKROBORONPROM exporter company, authorized for export and import of military and dual-purpose products and services.

The Ministry of Defence Malaysia are interested in Ukrainian plane AN-148 and electronic surveillance station “Kolchuga-M,” represented at the International Exhibition “DSA 2016”. Malaysian military payed the most attention to the modern samples of military equipment in the aircraft, armored and radar fields.

Participation in such events as “DSA-2016″ is an important aspect of successful development of any industry, and Ukrainian defence industry has always been one of the best in the world.

International Defence Exhibition and Conference “DSA-2016” is one of the most prestigious military expos of the Eastern region. "Defence Services Asia" is held every two years since 1988. This year it will be held from 18 to 21 April.

UKROBORONPROM will represent dummy version of air missiles, new models of armored vehicles and legendary main battle tank “OPLOT”, the system of optical-electronic suppression “Adros,” automatic guns and mortars. Military and manufacturers from different countries showed considerable interest in specimens of modern armored “Dozor-B”, located at the main entrance to the exhibition hall.

The United States, France, Great Britain, Belarus, Russia and Asian manufacturers will demonstrate their achievements at “DSA 2016.”