Ukroboronprom pursues cooperation with Lithuanian defence industry

12 October 2017

State-owned Ukrainian defence manufacturer Ukroboronprom announced on 11 October that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Lithuanian Defence and Security Industry Association (LDSIA) aimed at fostering co-operation between defence companies from the two countries.

The move is part of Ukroboronprom’s efforts to achieve greater integration with the defence industrial environment of NATO countries, which the company is far more reliant on following the cutting of its ties with suppliers in Russia.

Denys Hurak, Ukroboronprom’s deputy director general for foreign and economic affairs, said, “We can already talk about the open prospects for expanding the potential for mutually beneficial co-operation between the defence industries of Ukraine and Lithuania.

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