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​Became Known With Whom and What Weapons Ukraine Will Manufacture

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There are more than 200 companies that produce various types of drones in Ukraine / Open source illustrative photo
There are more than 200 companies that produce various types of drones in Ukraine / Open source illustrative photo

Ukrainian companies start to manufacture howitzers together with a British company. At the same time thecooperation with a German company has already been launched while a Turkish company has already started building a factory in Ukraine

That is according to Ukraine’s Minister of Strategic Industries Oleksandr Kamyshin, who told the Voice of America in an interview while hi was visiting Washington as a member of the official delegation of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukrinform reports.

"We start working on the production of howitzers with a British company, it will be a licensed production and it will be launched next year. We started working on a joint venture with a German company, and a Turkish company has already started building a plant," Oleksandr Kamyshin said.

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Became Known With Whom and What Weapons Ukraine Will Manufacture, The Minister of Strategic Industries of Ukraine, Defense Express
The Minister of Strategic Industries of Ukraine Oleksandr Kamyshin / Open source photo

The Minister of Strategic Industries of Ukraine emphasized that foreign companies started production in Ukraine because they saw it as an opportunity. Therefore, the official is sure that there will be more such cooperation, and "together we will create the arsenal of the free world."

As Oleksandr Kamyshin states, Ukraine produces various types of weapons and ammunition, and "we are looking for partnerships with American companies in every segment."

"I'm happy that we can move from a 'give it to us' model to a 'let's do it together' model. And I am sure that the integration of the defense industries of Ukraine and the USA would be mutually beneficial for both Ukraine and American companies, and this is how we can build the arsenal of the free world together," the minister stressed.

Became Known With Whom and What Weapons Ukraine Will Manufacture, Baykar’s production facility model in Ukraine, Defense Express
Baykar’s production facility model in Ukraine / Photo credit: Baykar Makina

Oleksandr Kamyshin also declared that the missile program is a key priority for him as the President of Ukraine set this task before him

Another sphere of Ukraine’s interest is a production of drone. According to the minister the lessons learned from these technologies in Ukraine will find an interest around the Globe.

"Currently, we have more than 200 companies that produce various types of drones — air, land, sea. And this is what may be key in this war. I am confident that the lessons learned from these technologies in Ukraine will be useful for the US and global defense capabilities," Oleksandr Kamyshin underlined.

As Defense Express reported, 20 agreements (deals, memorandums, etc) were signed by Ukrainian companies with foreign partners as part of the International Defence Industries Forum that was held in Ukraine previose week. We also wrote that Ukraine Enticed Global Defense Industry Giants to Breathe Life Into Local Defense Industry, Ensure Defense Capability.

Ukraine has captured global attention, so the peculiarity should be used for the comprehensive development of the country? Became Known With Whom and What Weapons Ukraine Will Manufacture, Defense Express
Ukraine has captured global attention, so the peculiarity should be used for the comprehensive development of the country / Collage: Defense Express
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