Armored boats, floating docks, precision weapons, automotive equipment and ammunition of Ukrainian production – represented by UKROBORONPROM – caught the interest of the Ministry of Defence of Qatar at the International Maritime Defence Exhibition DIMDEX-2016. UKROBORONPROM’s leading special exporter -SE "Spetstehnoeksport" – assured Ukraine’s successful debut at the world leading naval equipment and weapons expo.
"We noticed great interest of Qatar representatives to the products of Ukrainian military-industrial complex. All Ukrainian enterprises – representing their products at the exhibition – can fulfill orders of any size. So signing new contracts for military equipment production will contribute to development of domestic enterprises and further enhancement of international cooperation. Besides, attracting currency, allows to re-equip Ukrainian army without additional burden on taxpayers,"- said the head of Ukrainian delegation Vladislav Belbas.
State Enterprise "Novator", “State Kyiv Design Bureau “Luch”, PJSC "AvtoKrAZ", the State Research and Production Association "Fort", Kherson State Plant “Pallada” represent Ukrainian products at DIMDEX 2016.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Qatar Yevhen Mykytenko took an active part in organizing participation of Ukrainian enterprises in the exhibition. He represented possibilities of Ukrainian military-industrial complex to high-ranking officials of Qatar.
DIMDEX is Qatari version of a well-known exhibition IMDEX Asia, held in Singapore every odd-numbered year. The exhibition is supported by Qatar Emiri Naval Forces (QENF). The expo is held under the patronage of Deputy Commander of Qatar’s armed forces, Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani. Ukraine, USA, Turkey, Germany, Great Britain, Italy and France represented their defence products at DIMDEX-2016.