The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine ‘On the development of the aircraft industry of Ukraine’, which was adopted on June 4. The relevant decree was signed by the president on June 24.
“To put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of June 4, 2021 “On the development of the aircraft industry of Ukraine,” the text of the decree says.
According to the document, the Cabinet of Ministers must update within a month the action plan for the implementation of the Strategy for the revival of domestic aircraft construction for the period until 2030.
The strategy should ensure:
- development of production, design, research and human resources, production of competitive aircraft, in particular by concluding agreements on strategic cooperation with foreign partners in the field of aircraft construction and taking other measures to promote domestic aircraft industry in foreign markets;
- improving the organizational structure of the aircraft industry management;
- taking measures to import substitution in the aircraft and helicopter construction industries.
The government has to ensure that bills on the aircraft industry will be prepared within a month.
Relevant tasks are also submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry for Strategic Industries of Ukraine and the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.