Ukraine-Turkey cooperation: Ukraine and Turkey's military companies strike a cooperation deal

14:58 Oct. 12, 2016

Ukraine and Turkey's military companies strike a cooperation deal

Deal was struck at ‘Arms and Security’ military exhibition in Kyiv (photo by:

Ukraine's state-owned Ukrinmash to manufacture passive radiolocation system in cooperation with Turkey's Havelsan Hava Elektronik Sanayi

Ukrainian state-owned Ukrinmash company, which is a part of the military-industrial complex UkrOboronProm, have signed a deal with Turkish Havelsan Hava Elektronik Sanayi on joint manufacture of a passive radiolocation system.

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The relevant agreement was reached during ‘Arms and Security' military exhibition, that is taking place in Kyiv, company's press office reports.

The manufacture process will be done at UkrOboronProm factories. 

‘Today Ukraine and Turkey for the first time signed such an agreement, which supports cooperation between the two countries in the defense sphere. Cooperation with Turkey allows not only to receive a much more progressive product, but also opens new markets, in particular, among NATO members', Ukrinmash CEO Sergii Slusarenko said.

The deal between the companies followed a memorandum cooperation, struck by Ukrinmash and Havelsan in April, 2016.

Read also: Ukrainian military equipment of the future unveiled at new Kyiv exhibition

The ‘Arms and Security' military exhibition kicked off in Kyiv on October 11. It is the annual International specialized exhibition of protection means, weapons, military and special equipment, dual-use technologies and goods.

State's largest weapon concern UkrOboronProm will present tactical unmanned multipurpose vehicle "Phantom", a new combat module "Doublet" along with many other weapons.

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