UKROBORONPROM" IS READY TO PRODUCE MODERNIZED "KOLCHUGA"

SC "UkrOboronProm" is ready to restart production of modern long-range electronic reconnaissance complexes "Kolchuga" on its enterprises’ capacities. This was announced by UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov in his interview to "Ukrainian News."

"UkrOboronProm" is ready to fulfill this task under appropriate funding. We are ready to start working today … and this will be not "Kolchuga" but "Kolchuga-2 – more advanced and modern” – said the head of the State Concern.

According to him, "UkrOboronProm" appointed the enterprises where this piece of military equipment will be produced, manufacturing procedure and hardware components for "Kolchuga-2" production.

According to Roman Romanov, prompt actions of the Concern management became the key factor to production restart: the State Concern management timely evacuated the enterprise from Donetsk to Zaporozhye region, keeping technical documentation of the product.

"In difficult times, we managed to maintain the defense potential. All documentation of all important enterprises – that appeared under occupation – was evacuated, the key personnel was employed by other UKROBORONPROM enterprises. Measures of the Crisis Management two years ago brings the first positive results today", – said Roman Romanov.

UKROBORONPROM is developing within the frameworks of the strategy “Ukrainian shield,” focused on high-tech production, transition to international standards (NATO) and supplying the army with modern types of armaments. The State Concern extends cooperation with NATO and EU member countries, as defined by the strategic course of the state.