Ukroboronprom repair, modernize over 20 helicopters for Ukrainian army in 2016
Ukroboronprom State enterprise "Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant" Aviakon" in 2016 repaired and modernized more than two dozen military helicopters for Ukrainian army.
Among those, modernization of Mi-24PU1, equipped with modern electronics, new engines, powerful weapons, and has a high degree of protection that includes Adros modern protection complex. This complex foils heat-seeking missiles, protecting helicopter from man-portable air defense systems "Igla" and Stinger, as well as from air-to-air missiles type R-60 and R-73, Ukroboronprom reported.
Read alsoProduction of M16 rifles to be set up in Ukraine"State order has always been the priority for the enterprise. And, given the situation in the east of the country, Ukrainian army orders are fulfilled as soon as possible," said Acting Director of State Enterprise "Aviakon" Ihor Marchenko.
In addition, in 2016 the enterprise paid to the state budget UAH 196,365, which is UAH 22,021 more than the previous year. The average salary of all the employees rose from UAH 8,607 up to UAH 10,708.