Ukraine and Thailand signed a cooperation agreement on joint production of BTR-3 in Thailand.
On Tuesday November 3, reports the press service of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine.
«The document was signed within the framework of the Ukrainian delegation participation in the international exhibition
Defense & Security 2015, held in Bangkok (Kingdom of Thailand). As part of the document provides the localization of production of family armored vehicles BTR-3 on the territory of the Kingdom of Thailand», — stated in the message.
In the Council recalled that the delegation of Ukraine headed by the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, also includes the first Deputy of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleg Gladkovsky, Chairman of the state concern «Ukroboronprom» Roman Romanov, General Director of state enterprise «UkrSpetsExport» Paul Bukin.
«As part of the document provides the localization of production of family armored vehicles BTR-3 on the territory of the Kingdom of Thailand,» — noted in the NSDC of Ukraine.
Also in the Council of national security and defense reminded that within the Ukrainian-Thai cooperation, according to the two previous treaties, Ukraine supplies in Thailand armored personnel carriers, tanks, support vehicles and service.
«Establishing such production is the possibility to obtain not only additional funds for Ukraine, but also to upgrade existing production capacities and modernization of military equipment for their own needs. In addition, it will be a great opportunity to strengthen Ukraine’s position in the Asian region,» said Gladkovsky.
As reported yesterday, 2 November, the defense Ministers of Ukraine and Thailand during the International defence exhibition triple appointments and internal security Defense & Security 2015 in Bangkok discussed the issues of joint production of modern Ukrainian armored vehicles, in particular BTR-3E1, which today makes the group of companies «Ukroboronprom».
Defense & Security 2015 is one of the largest defence industry exhibitions in the Asian region, held under the auspices of the Ministry of defence and Royal Thai Armed forces. This year our products are exhibited more than 400 world leading defense companies from 50 countries. «Ukroboronprom» represents anti-tank missile systems, new artillery, a promising aircraft and EW systems.
We will add that last year in Thailand was exported 15 BTR-3E1 and 2 BTR-3M2.
Ukraine and Thailand signed a contract on joint production of armored personnel carriers 03.11.2015