Ukraine will increase production of new high technology radar systems
In 2016 "Ukroboronprom" will focus on serial production of innovative radar systems to meet domestic needs and to supply for export. This was by Pavlo Barbul director of the SFTE "Spetstechnoexport" in his interview for Delo.UA stated.
According to him, "Ukroboronprom " is working on the resumption of production capacity of counterbattery radars, signals intelligence stations for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Before beginning the serial production of innovative developments in this field, some time needed to confirm their technical characteristics, that will be highly competitive to well-known US radars TPQ- 36.
Resumption of producing of distant signals intelligence stations is among the priorities of "Ukroboronprom" in 2016.
Director of "Spetstechnoexport " assured that the capacities of Ukrainian defense industry allow to implement these plans. Considering the urgent needs to ensure the defense capacity of the Armed Forces, it should focus on development of modern air defense complexes as well as electronic and aerial reconnaissance systems.
Pavlo Barbul said that "SpetsTechnoExport" is actively participating in tenders for export supply of a number of modern radars systems. In 2015 "SpetsTechnoExport" has supplied the Ukrainain radar systmes in two countries. This contributes to the financing of further new innovative developments in Ukraine.
“The point of issue are very expensive high-technology air surveillance systems worth several million dollars. In Indonesia, for example, we compete in this area with the world known leaders in this sector such as Thales, Lockheed Martin», - said Pavlo Barbul.
The State Enterprise “SpetsTechnoExport” is one of the biggest exporting companies under the state concern “Ukroboronprom”, specializes in foreign economic activities for export and import of modern armament, military equipment and technologies, as well as special purpose products. “SpetsTechnoExport” works closely with domestic enterprises, research centers, design bureaus, public and private companies from over 30 countries across the globe.