• 22/04/2024 13:30

Ukrainian defense sector will increase volumes sixfold this year – Ministry of Strategic Industry

In particular, the ministry is creating opportunities to attract civilian companies to work in the field of military-tech.

The Ukrainian defense sector will increase its volumes sixfold this year, – Ministry of Strategic Industry

< p> industries Anna Gvozdyar said that the defense sector in Ukraine tripled last year, and in 2024 the industry is expected to grow 6 times, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

“The enemy, in terms of numbers and the means they attract, of course, surpasses us. And the needs of the army are so great that even together with our partners it is very difficult for us to satisfy them in full. However, just last year we increased our defense industry threefold. this year we expect a six-fold increase,” said Anna Gvozdyar at the Global Outlook: A Winning Vision conference organized by the European Business Association.

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According to her, the ministry is creating opportunities to attract civilian companies to work in the field of military-tech.

“We are talking about ammunition, ammunition casings. They can be produced by civilian companies that have the appropriate equipment, and in this direction we are also moving,” said Gvozdyar.

The Deputy Minister noted that another niche is in the component market. According to her, many manufacturers of drones and UAVs still buy components abroad, while one of the existing priorities is to equip them with domestically produced parts.

Our drones should depend on and consist of Ukrainian components so much , as far as possible,” said Gvozdyar.

Fedorov announced the production of drones capable of hitting targets “deep in the Russian Federation”

< “The money is all in the protector. Thus, sooner or later we will still come to the conclusion that this is more profitable for the economy as a whole. It is very important for us to leave our budget within the country,” she explained.

Gvozdyar noted that the Ministry of Strategic Industry is working on creating a platform for communications that could serve as a library of proven components of national production.

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