In Ukraine will develop a combat aircraft

В Украине разработают боевой самолет

Domestic aircraft will develop Antonov

Order for production of the aircraft was obtained by the enterprise “Antonov”.

Enterprises of the military-industrial complex of Ukraine have sufficient capability in order to produce their own combat aircraft and to modernize and develop new air defense system.

On Tuesday, the General staff Deputy chief of armaments of the APU Colonel Vladislav Shostak, reports UKRINFORM.

“We have an order for the production of combat aircraft. In particular, the executor of such a project would ANTK “Antonov” As expected, the engines will produce “Motor Sich”, – said the representative of the General staff.

He also said that the Ukrainian side is considering the purchase equipment of foreign manufacture, but gives preference to domestic samples.

According to the Colonel, due to the complexity and high cost of creating infrastructure for technical support and maintenance of such equipment.

Shostak also noted that Ukrainian enterprises are developing the production of antiaircraft-rocket complexes of average range, as well as conduct modernization of existing models, in particular, the complexes C-125.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the state enterprise “Antonov” is considering the launch of serial production of aircraft An-225 “Mriya”.

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