UKROBORONPROM SE “SpetsTechnoExport” and one of the leading US companies, specializing in the signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on developing a joint remote weapon station according to NATO standards. Relevant negotiations and signing of the document took place on June 14 in the framework of the 26th international exhibition Eurosatory-2018.
According to the Memorandum, American company will supply machine guns for combat modules. Production will be organized at one of UKROBORONPROM enterprises.
In addition, the company from the United States has shown interest in the joint production of non-standard weapons.
The parties expect that the combat module will be supplied to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as in the interests of third countries.
It should be noted that Ukraine follows the course of joining the North Atlantic Alliance. The signing of this Memorandum is one of the steps towards the introduction of NATO standards for the manufacture of weapons and equipment, aimed at the compatibility of arms of Allies countries and Ukraine.
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