Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s state-owned defense firm has transferred over 50 BTR-3 Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) to Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Guard in 2016.
During 2016 the plant repaired about 140 armored vehicles and other heavy equipment. Most vehicles were repaired by repair crews that restored military equipment directly in the ATO area, the company said in a statement Thursday.
The state enterprise “Kyiv Armored Plant” this year completed arrangement of a completely new plant for production of hulls for BTR-3.For this purpose the enterprise organized a modern assemble-welding production. Due to the new stage of production the plant has an opportunity to increase manufacture, reduce costs and lay a new technological potential of the enterprise. This is another important step in the development of armored vehicles of domestic production.
These new armored vehicles – equipped with modern combat modules with a powerful gun armament and missile munitions increased the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Guard.
UkrOboronProm has transferred modernized and overhauled AA missile system C-300PS to Ukrainian Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The specialists conducted military equipment repair with the life extension for 7 years, the company said in a statement Saturday
Ukroboronproms 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
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
Ukraine has offered for the joint production of Indias AN-132 transport aircraft despite problems in AN-32 upgrade due to the non-availability of components by Ukraine. “SE-Antonov offered Indian enterprises to join efforts in An-132 aircraft construction, offering the ministries and departments of the country – to order it,” head of Ukrainian delegation, UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov said during DefExpo 2016 that concluded Thursday
Ukrainian Ukroboronprom has offered to upgrade Turkish and Polish armored vehicles. The state concern has continued negotiations with European defense firms to establish technological and industrial cooperation in upgrading armored vehicles
The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has approved operation of the most-advanced fire-fighting tank GPM-72, manufactured by UKROBORONPROM SE “Lviv Armored Plant”, by the countrys armed forced, after successful completion of departmental tests. The fire-fighting tank GPM-72 was created on the initiative and at the own expense of the "Lviv Armored Plant"
Ukriane will soon set up its General Advanced Research & Development Agency (GARDA), modeled along the American Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) at Igor the Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI). This was stated by UKROBORONPROM Director General Pavlo Bukin during his speech at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, during the parliamentary hearings "National Innovation System: State and Legislative Development"
Ukroboronprom SJSHC “Artem” successfully tested 152 mm artillery ammunition of own production, the firms press service said today. Thus, Ukraine received own production of large caliber artillery ammunition, as stated by Pavlo Bukin, Director General of the State Concern “UkrOboronProm”(UOP)
Ukraines state run Ukroboronprom has appointed former head of US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Anthony Tether as member of UOP Supervisory Board. Anthony Tether has been in charge of Ukroboronprom long-term development for over a year and a half
Ukraines state enterprise ‘Kharkiv Design Bureau for Engineering, part of Ukroboronprom, has completed the full cycle of factory tests of armored fighting vehicle BTR-4MV1. “This combat vehicle is built with a wide application of experience in using AP-4 in the ATO zone, NATO standards and technological solutions in accordance with the latest Alliance armament trends
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
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