Ukraine’s state-run Ukroboronprom Concern has reached an agreement to modernize Egypt army’s air defense systems. The agreement was signed at the meeting between Director General of Ukroboronprom Pavlo Bukin and Vice President and Production Director of Egypt’s National Organization for Military Production Hassan Ahmed Abdel-Mageed during an IDEX-2019 exhibition in Abu Dhabi (UAE), according to the press service of Ukroboronprom.
“In accordance with the agreement, the Ukrainian side will provide proposals for the modernization of anti-aircraft missile systems and other air defense systems in service with the Egyptian Armed Forces. Comprehensive modernization may include the complete replacement of the outdated element base with modern solid-state elements. Together with the modernization of anti-aircraft missiles, this will allow increasing target detection and destruction range,” reads the report.
In addition, prospects for cooperation in the field of ammunition were discussed during the meeting. The parties are now considering a project to establish joint production of high-precision and conventional ammunition for artillery systems of various calibers, the state concern added. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)