Plant Ukroboronprom suspect in the purchase of optics from Russia

Завод Укроборонпрома подозревают в закупке оптики из России

Izyumsky instrument plant

Izyumsky instrument plant Ukroboronprom suspect in the procurement of image intensifier tubes manufactured in Russia.

In the Kharkiv region, the SBU is investigating the establishment of officials Izyum instrument-making plant of the state concern Ukroboronprom scheme for the purchase of image intensifier tubes manufactured in Russia. This is with reference to court records reported by the Marlin project in Facebook.

In particular, the investigation established that officials of Izyum plant was purchased by electro-optical converters, which are part of the night vision devices that are installed on some military equipment.

“Spare parts were supplied with the military-industrial complex of Russia through a private company simmetron-Ukraine under the guise of civilian goods. This firm is not registered as the subject of the implementation of international transfers of military goods or dual-use. Accordingly, the company did not have the right to supply the mentioned converters”, – stated in the materials of the investigation.

It is known that the recent court ruling, the court refused to seize the electro-optical converters and the documents withdrawn during a search in premises of Izyum instrument-making plant.

On additional request of the project in SBU reported that the pre-trial investigation continues under article violation of the procedure for conducting international transfers of goods subject to state export control, the maximum punishment on which provides imprisonment for the term up to three years.

Previously a branch of Railways has approved the purchase of plywood at 14 million hryvnia Russian manufacturer.

Before that the Railways got into a row over the procurement of badges of “Honorary railroad” from Russian Railways.

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