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UkrOboronProm starts assembly of new ‘Iroquois’ utility helicopter

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Ukraine’s leading defense group UkrOboronProm has announced a multi-year plan to produce a new medium utility helicopter at the Odesa Aircraft Plant. On Friday, the director-general of the Ukraine-based defense company Yuri Gusev said that at the “Odessa Aviation Plant”, which is part of the UkrOboronProm, it is planned to launch licensed production of Bell […]

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Ukrainian Army expected to receive new Kozak-2M1 combat vehicles later this year

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The Armed Forces of Ukraine are expected to take delivery of improved Kozak-2M1 armored vehicles later this year, according to a ArmyInform report. ArmyInform reported this week that Ukrainian Air Assault Forces and Special Operations Forces expected to receive the first batch of next generation Kozak-2M1 armored personnel carriers in the latter part of the […]

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Russian spies try to steal Ukrainian modern tank secrets

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Ukraine’s security service, known by the acronym SBU, has reportedly thwarted attempts by the Russian spy to get secrets of the Ukrainian tank program. A Russian spy was arrested Monday on suspicion of acting as an illegal agent of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (GRU) of the Russian Federation, […]

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UkrOboronProm gets $86M support contract for Pakistani T-80 tanks

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The Ukrainian state arms conglomerate UkrOboronProm announced on Monday that it has been awarded an $85.6 million contract to support the fleet of T-80UD main battle tanks of the Pakistan Armed Forces. UkrOboronProm announced on 22 February an agreement worth about $85.6 million with Pakistan for the repair and support of the T-80UD tank fleet. […]

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Ukrainian new combat drone makes international debut at IDEX 2021

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Ukraine’s military export agency, Ukrspecexport, unveiled the Sokil-300 unmanned combat aerial vehicle at the biennial International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). The Sokil-300 (Falcon-300) is a strike drone developed by the Kyiv-based LUCH Design Bureau. It is a surveillance and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developing for the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The Sokil-300 drone is armed with […]

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Ukraine promotes its advanced wheeled fighting vehicle for Middle East

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Ukraine’s defense industry is promoting its advanced version of a BTR-4 wheeled fighting vehicle at the 15th edition of the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021) for the Middle East market. Ukraine’s military export agency will unveil the latest version of the BTR-4 wheeled fighting vehicle, called the BTR-4MV1 at IDEX 2021. The new […]

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OSCE spotted Russian advanced radar station in Ukraine

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Citing a report from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Mil.in.ua reported that Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has spotted a Russian advanced radar station in Ukraine. A statement from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM), which is charged with monitoring the implementation of the so-called Minsk II agreement, which is supposed to help […]

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Ukrainian startup develops low-cost drone interceptor

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Kyiv-based startup developing low-cost counter-drone technologies to create an unmanned aircraft system to track a target in flight and plot a kinetic impact. The startup plans to counter the increasing dangers presented by adversaries’ small, unmanned aircraft systems, or sUAS, with the kinetic method. Its system consists special drone that takes out other drones by […]

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Ukraine’s Motor Sich awarded $800 million contract to support Chinese JL-10 trainer fleet

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Ukrainian manufacturer of jet engines Motor Sich has agreed to a record $800 million contract with People’s Liberation Army for turbofan AI-322 engine production, according to multiple reports. The story was first reported by Defense Express, which cited a defense industry source that stated that China is buying a batch of 400 AI-322 engines for JL-10 […]

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Ukraine in talks to buy 5.56mm assault rifles

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Ukrainian Armed Forces are in advanced talks with an unnamed European defense contractor about a possible purchase of a batch of 5.56mm caliber assault rifles, according to a source in the Czech defense industry. Ukrainian Army reportedly looks to buy modern assault rifles chambered for NATO 5.56x45mm ammunition with the possibility of further licensed production […]

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