Ukraine defeated Russia, failing to win the competition on the world arms market.
Such statement in interview to TV channel ATR has made the new Deputy CEO of the concern “Ukroboronprom”, the former member of Parliament Mustafa nayem.
“In a situation when we are 30 years not funded this history, we have continued to win positions in foreign markets from Russia — our main competitor because we service equipment of Soviet origin, we provide the accessories for the armored vehicles and aircraft, we repair them”, — quotes its words of RIA Novosti.Nye also noted that Ukraine has great intellectual potential in the military sphere, so that “Ukroboronprom” continues to compete successfully with Russia.
Statement Nayem look very strange on the background of the fact that his very appointment was motivated to somehow fix things in “Ukroboronprom”, which is in deep crisis.
Over the past years about any achievements of the group was not heard; instead, he constantly figured in corruption scandals. For example, it is known that “Ukroboronprom” is a key element of the scheme procurement for the army of the country of smuggled parts from Russia.
The deplorable state of Affairs in the GC “Ukroboronprom” was the subject of a special meeting in Kharkiv on 6 November, which was attended by the President of the country Vladimir Zelensky. It the leadership of the group recognized that the arrears of wages is enormous. Only 43 companies (out of 137 included in the group) people need 450 million UAH. With taxes it is 1.1 billion UAH, and together with the special pensions of 1.5 billion hryvnia.
As reported by the Colossal, the President was shocked when he learned that the Kharkiv SOE “Plant named after Malyshev”, part of “Ukroboronprom” for the last ten years has produced only one tank for the Armed forces of Ukraine.