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.
Representatives of the Middle East country were already interested in this aircraft, when they inspected the An-70 in Kiev, and invited to show it at the Dubai Airshow 2017, it said.
Taking into account the fact that in 2015, the An-70 was accepted into the Armed Forces of Ukraine, modernization of this aircraft is one of the most important tasks that will significantly increase the mobility and combat capability of Ukrainian defenders and expand the export potential of the state.
Turkeys leading defense company Aselsan has signed a contract worth $43.6 million to supply communications systems to Ukraine
Ukroboronproms SFTE SpetsTechnoExport unveiled new unmanned tactical multipurpose vehicle, dubbed Fantom-2 or Phantom-2 at the AUSA 2017 Annual Meeting & held in Washington from October 9-11, 2017. "Fantom-2" features a new 8x8 wheeled formula instead of the 6x6 it had initially
An ammunition depot in Ukraine's Vinnytsia region detonated late Tuesday causing huge explosions as Uragan, Smerch and Grad multiple rocket launchers were stockpiled there among other munitions. According to the Ukrainian police, the munitions detonated at nearly 10 p
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
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
Unrainian firm Ukrinmash has opened a service center for Soviet-era Mi-8/Mi-1/Mi-24 helicopters at the request of the Bangladesh Air Force Command. Official Ukrainian delegation consisting of representatives of the State Concern “Ukroboronprom”, State Firm “Ukrinmash” and management of the aircraft repair factory “Aviakon” attended the opening on January 27, 2017
Ukraine successfully conducted the first test of the countrys latest missile technology, identified as the Neptune, a Ukrainian advanced subsonic cruise missile, on January 30, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov announced. According to Turchynov, the missile, a solely Ukrainian project designed by the Kyiv-based Luch defense development bureau, can deliver precise strikes on ground and seaborne targets
Ukraines Radionics successfully launched missiles from the modernized S-125 M "Pechora" surface-to-air missile complex early this week. It is noted that during the test, a 5V27D-M2 missile with an active radar homing head was launched from a modernized anti-aircraft missile system
Ukraine successfully conducted another series of tests of a modern Ukrainian- made Vilkha missile system last week. As UNIAN reported, President Poroshenko wrote on Facebook on December 22: "I congratulate all Ukrainians on the successful test of the Ukrainian Vilkha missile system
The US state administration plans to supply Ukraine with 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 launchers as part of $47 million defense package to enhance defensive capabilities. The announcement came a day after EU leaders agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Moscow over its meddling in Ukraine for six months, and a week after Ottawa authorised the export of automatic weapons to the country, ABC reported quoting four State Department officials
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
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