Ukraine`s major state-owned arms manufacturer Ukroboronprom has delivered a modernized and refurbished S-300PS anti-aircraft missile system to the Ukrainian Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the company`s press service reported.
The service life of the military equipment was extended for seven years after repairs.
”Nowadays, the company`s experts are in constant contact with the military. Together we are working on improving military equipment, taking into account our experience in using it at the forefront,” Ukroboronprom General Director Roman Romanov stated during the hand-over ceremony.
As UNIAN reported earlier, according to National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, Ukroboronprom`s production volumes have tripled over the past two years.
UNIAN memo. State-run Ukroboronprom Concern was established in 2010 to ensure effective operations and management of state-owned business entities that develop, manufacture, sell, repair, modernize and scrap weapons, military and special equipment and ammunition, and participate in military and technical cooperation. The Concern incorporates over one hundred enterprises from Ukraine`s defense industry.