Ukrainian Defense Industry created an Aircraft Manufacturing Cluster – the Ukrainian Aircraft Corporation. According to Ukroboronprom’s press service, liga.net reports this.
It unites all aircraft manufacturing capacity of the country, and the SE Antonov will be its foundation. Ukrainian Aircraft Corporation is going to be the first example of the defense industry reform in the country, Ukroboronprom representatives say.
UkrNIAT institute, State Enterprise Novator, the Kharkiv machine-building plant FED, Kharkiv Aggregate Design Bureau and Mayak plant have also joined the corporation. Ukrainian Defense Industry claims that this is the first aircraft manufacturing enterprise cluster and it will take a significant expansion in future.
"Ukroboronprom implements successful management experience of the international aircraft manufacturers, like Boeing and Airbus - they work under such a structure," Ukroboronprom notes.