Management of the company participated in the first investment forum in the field of defence industry of Ukraine


“Ukrainian Defense & Security Forum ‘16” was held on February 18, 2016 in InterContinantal Kyiv hotel, and has become the first and the largest global platform in Ukraine focusing on investment opportunities of local defense and security market bringing together representatives of Ukrainian manufacturers and international investors.

The Forum was attended by Oleksandr Turchynov, Secretary of National Security and Defense of Ukraine, Vasyl Hrytsak, Head of the Security Service of Ukraine, Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Roman Romanov, CEO of SC “Ukroboronprom”, Ernest Herold, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Defence investment, NATO, Mark Opgenorth, Deputy Director, NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine, Alan Merbaum, Principal, International Air and Missile Defense, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control, David Tevzadze, Minister of Defence of Georgia (1998-2004), Archil Tsintsadze, Project Manager, National Security and Defense of Ukraine Reform, National Reforms Council of Ukraine, Oleg Batyuk, Managing Partner, Dentons, Mikhail Gvozdov, President and General Designer, SC “Antonov”, Sergiy Popov, Partner of KPMG Ukraine, Igor Krivtsun, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Paton Corporation, Academician of the NASU of Ukraine, Andriy Kulykov, “Svoboda Slova” Anchor, ICTV, and others.

Ukrainian advanced research project agency was represented on event by Ihor Kabanenko, President of the company, and Danil Sytnikov, Vice president of UA.RPA.

Besides the UA.RPA’s management team the Forum was attended by over 500 senior executives from 35 countries, including such companies as Boeing, Airbus, Thales International, DynCorp International, Microsoft Corp., PCO SA, Sagem Défense Sécurité, Elbit Systems, Caterpillar Inc, SigmaBleyzer, Worldwide Aeros Corp., Renault Trucks Defense, Honeywell Defense and Space Int., Orbital ATK, STC Delta and others. 50 representatives of foreign embassies in Ukraine also attended the Forum, including Ambassadors, military and commercial attachés of the US, Canada, UK, Japan, Germany, Australia, Korea, Estonia, Moldova, Belarus, Iraq, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Czech Republic and Pakistan.

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