President instructs to implement Ukrainian helicopters building program - Dpty Prime Minister
The fulfillment of the order of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on implementation of the Program for the construction of domestic helicopters was discussed on Thursday, February 25 in Kharkiv by Deputy Prime Minister for Strategic Industries Oleh Urusky with the management of the state concern Ukroboronprom and aircraft companies.
"Ukrainian aircraft builders are confidently moving in the direction of creating a helicopter industry. JSC Motor Sich, according to the management, has mastered the production of all helicopter systems in Ukraine," Urusky wrote following the meeting.
He also said that the implementation of the State Defense Order for the production of three An-178 military transport aircraft for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the resumption of work of the Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company was also discussed.
The Deputy Prime Minister said that the Ministry of Strategic Industries has updated the Strategy for Revival of the Domestic Aircraft Industry, and the concept of the State Targeted Scientific and Technical Program for the Development of the Aviation Industry for 2021-2030 has already been approved.
According to him, the Ministry of Strategic Industries keeps special control over the situation around Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company, in particular, steps are being taken to promote the order of four An-74 aircraft for the Ministry of Defense.
Urusky said that the issue of aggregate construction for aircraft was also raised during the discussion. "Today in Ukraine we have all the available potential to carry out import substitution and produce all the necessary components at domestic facilities," the Deputy Prime Minister said.