Ukraine to buy tactical military radios, communications equipment from Turkey


Ukraine will buy tactical military radios and communications equipment from the Republic of Turkey under the contract signed between Turkish-based ASELSAN and Ukrainian State Foreign Trade Enterprise SpetsTechnoExport, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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Relevant documents were signed after the sixth session of the High-Level Strategic Council chaired by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Kyiv on October 10.

In particular, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ASELSAN Ibrahim Ozkol and Acting Director of the Ukrainian SFTE SpetsTechnoExport Vladyslav Belbas signed a contract for the purchase of tactical military radios and communications equipment.

Ukraine, Turkey sign agreement to protect investmentIn addition, Head of the Secretariat for Defense Industries of Turkey Іsmail Demir and Deputy Director General of the State Concern Ukroboronprom Volodymyr Kostrytskyy signed an action plan for the memorandum on the land platform, which was signed on March 14, 2017. The parties also signed an action plan for the memorandum on aerial vehicles, signed on May 10, 2017.

Turkish Minister of National Defense Nurettin Canikli and Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, in turn, signed an implementation protocol between Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on cooperation in the field of geographical information.

As UNIAN reported earlier, State Joint-Stock Holding Company Artem and SFTE SpetsTechnoExport that are part of Ukroboronprom will cooperate with the Turkish Machine and Chemical Industry Corporation MKEK (Makina ve Kimya Endustrisi Kurumu) under an ammunition production program.

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