UAE and Ukraine have signed an agreement for cooperation in the production of precision-guided weapons for the Emirati Armed Forces and the delivery of Antonov transport aircraft to the UAE Air Force
The agreement, signed earlier this month during a visit of an Emirati defence delegation to Ukraine also includes the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and anti-UAV systems besides and the joint production of electronic warfare (EW) and signals intelligence (SIGINT) equipment, State Enterprise “Ukrinmash” said in a press release.
The purpose of the visit was also cooperation between the States in military-technical sphere and exploring of the new prospective areas of collaboration.
Ukraine is also seeking to utilize more overseas partnerships as a means to drive the modernization of its armed forces and defence industry. Kiev has tasked the Ukrainian defence industry to develop and produce new weapon systems, including (among others) cruise missiles, UAVs and modern artillery.
UkroBoronProm is currently working with Saudi Arabia to jointly develop and produce the Antonov An-132D special mission aircraft platform.
Ukraine's Antonov-manufactured aircraft will be achieving EU certification, Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure announced Monday. Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan said at a briefing that relevant documents were signed Monday
Antonov company rolled out the first prototype of its new AN−132 multipurpose transport, AN−132D aircraft -demonstrator, on December 20. The line of AN−132 transport aircraft will be built in close cooperation with Saudi Arabias King Abdulaziz City Science and Technology (KACST) and Тaqnia Aeronautics Co
Ukraines state-owned Antonov has assembled a modernised version of An-32 aircraft without any components made in Russia. Photos have been published on Facebook, confirming that the plane is almost ready: its fuselage has been fully assembled, as well as wings and PW150A engines manufactured by Pratt & Whitney Canada have been installed,
Ukraine has sought defensive weapons from Canada similar to the $47 million US aid package approved by the US National Security Council. "The answer is definitely yes
Ukrianian company, UZDF Ukrinmash is in talks with an unnamed Middle-Eastern country to develop a new medium-range military short-off and landing tactical transport aircraft, the An-77 based on the existing An-70. The An-70 was displayed at the Dubai Air show last week where it received many inquiries from representatives in the region, a UZDF Ukrinmash release said today
Ukrainian state aircraft manufacturing company, UkrOboronProm and US-based Oriole Capital Group have reached an agreement for an investment of $150 million for mass production of An-74 aircraft at Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company. The agreement was reached during the international exhibition Dubai Airshow 2017, currently held in the United Arab Emirates, the company said in a statement Monday
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