Ukroboronprom’s subsidiary SpetsTehnoEksport and Indian Reliance Defence have signed a memorandum on joint participation in BMP-2 modernization for the Indian Army.
Cooperation primarily relates to the manufacture and supply of components and systems for improving BMP mobility, modernization of sighting and fire control systems. Indian park of different BMP-2 versions consists of about 2000 vehicles. Most of them require modernization and combat characteristics improvement, the company said in a statement last Friday.
“Enhancing cooperation with India will allow us moving to a new level, providing stable inflow of foreign currency. These funds will be used for production modernization and manufacture of modern military equipment for Ukrainian Army,” said Ukroboronprom Deputy Director General for Foreign Economic Activity Denis Gurak.
Reliance Defence Limited took a view of the transport aircraft An-124-100 “Ruslan” and AN-225 “Mriya,” and the short take-off and landing military transport aircraft An-70. They assessed the possibility of An-158 passenger aircraft and An-178 transport aircraft during demonstration flights.
The documents signed are the result of the participation of Ukroboronprom enterprises at arms and equipment expo “DefExpo-2016″ and negotiations, initiated by SE.
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.
Indias Reliance Defense as received 16 new industrial licences for the manufacture of defense equipment that include armored vehicles, electronic warfare systems, missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles. The equipment will be manufactured at Pithampur SEZ in Madhya Pradesh and MIHAN SEZ near Nagpur
Reliance Defence signed a strategic partnership agreement with Ukraines state-owned firm Ukroboronprom to collaborate on a range of military products including transport aircraft, upgrade of armoured vehicles, maritime gas turbines and unmanned aerial vehicles. The agreement was signed during a meeting between Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani and Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko in Ukraine last week, PTI reported
Reliance Defence announced Thursday that it has entered into joint venture with Ukraine's Antonov for making smaller aircraft, which can be used by military and civilian customers. "Reliance Defence Ltd along with Ukraine based State Corporation Antonov have agreed to cooperate on dual version transport aircraft for Military, Para military and Commercial use in India," the Anil Ambani-led group said in a statement
The Indian MoD has approved the procurement of Infantry Combat Vehicle (BMPs-2/2k) worth INR 1125 Crore (USD 173.5 million) from the Indian Factory Board (IFB)
Ukrainian Defence and shipbuilding companies have announced their intention to bid for Brazils Tamandare type corvette construction project, the tender for which is expected in early 2018. Representatives of the State Enterprise "UkrinMash" and of the Defense Industrial Complex of Ukraine, part of the state-owned "Ukroboronprom", visited Rio- de Janeiro late last month, a press statement from the Ukrainian firm said
Ukroboronprom has modernized tens of BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance patrol vehicles for Ukrainian Armed Forces. The armored vehicles received modern digital radio systems manufactured by one of the NATO countries and other new equipment
Ukraines state-owned Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant Aviakon has completed modernization of Russian-origin Mi-24 attack helicopters with domestic equipment for the countrys Armed Forces, the press service of the state-owned Ukroboronprom corporation said in a press release Tuesday. Dubbed Mi-24PU1, the new helicopter equipped with domestic EMS (Emergency medical services) and new voltage regulators designed to increase mobility of ground troops, providing them with fire support on the battlefield
Ukraines state-run UkrOboronProm in collaboration with American company Delphi Corporation have founded a new enterprise ‘Electric Systems. With a 10 MEUR investment, the new enterprise is expected to create nearly 2 thousand new jobs and market wage rates, the company said in a press release Wednesday
Ukrainian State Border Guard Service (SBGS) has put the new Spectator-M unmanned aircraft system to service. Flights are carried out within the reserved airspace with help of BPAC-MP-1, unmanned aviation complexes, SBGS official website said
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