The state concern Ukroboronprom, the state-owned enterprise Kharkiv state aviation production enterprise and American Oriole Capital Group agreed to attract investment in Kharkiv plant. In accordance with the understanding of KSAMC, part of the Ukroboronprom, will receive the order for serial production of the aircraft in the amount of $150 million, the press service of the Ukroboronprom.
Agreements were reached during the international exhibition Dubai Airshow-2017, which is being held in the United Arab Emirates.
First of all we are talking about mass production at the facilities, KSAMC An-74 of different modifications. In turn, the Oriole Capital Group will be entitled to investments in production, modernization and sales of those aircraft.
A key element of this partnership is to modernize existing production, the full involvement of all 3 thousand specialists of the Kharkiv enterprise, as well as the program of modernization of aircraft and avionics, which will help to improve the unique performance capabilities of the aircraft An-74.
In addition, KSAMC will receive orders for manufacture of spare parts for aircraft maintenance and pilot training.
“The agreement to attract investment from the USA is an extremely important event for Ukraine. For the first time in aircraft construction enterprises of our country comes a powerful investor international level, which plans to invest over many years”, – said the General Director of Ukroboronprom Roman Romanov.
As reported, at the international exhibition Dubai Airshow was presented with two transport aircraft Antonov aircraft demonstrator An-132Д and military transport aircraft short takeoff and landing An-70.