UKROBORONPROM ENGAGES ENTERPRISES OF SUMY REGION IN IMPORT SUBSTITUTION PROGRAM FULFILLMENT

SC "UkrOboronProm" strengthens cooperation with enterprises of Sumy Region in import substitution of components for domestic defence industry. The parties have strengthened scientific, technical and industrial potential cooperation. They signed the Memorandum on expanding cooperation to strengthen the defence capability of the country and supply Ukrainian army with modern weapons and military equipment.

"Cooperation allows to not only increase the competitiveness of domestic products, but also help to solve social and economic problems, namely: maintain employment potential of the region, create new jobs, increase salaries,"- said Deputy Director General of the State Concern" UkrOboronProm" Volodymyr Kostrytskyy.

There are four UKROBORONPROM enterprises in Sumy Region, most notably: SE “Shostka State Plant “Impulse,” Shostka State Plant “Zirka, ” SE “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “Aviakon,” State Scientific Research Institute of Chemical Products.

Cooperation will allow attracting to defence order fulfillment other representatives of Sumy machine-building industry, manufacturing products, necessary for the defense industry sector.

SC "UkrOboronProm" unites 100 + enterprises of the military-industrial sector, employing over 80 thousand people. The State Concern independently manufactures more than 35% of nomenclature units that were previously supplied from Russia. "UkrOboronProm" signed a number of memorandums of cooperation with the State Administration and Kyiv, and this union proves its effectiveness.