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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  KoTeMoRe on Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:05 pm

    KiloGolf wrote:
    KoTeMoRe wrote:For that to be true the concept behind Nozh should be substantially better than Relict. The concept of mini-EFP to break sabot penetrators is interesting, but in many aspects not that different from the multilayered vision of the Relikt system. Dyna variants used on Slovak layout already shown the peel over angle. As I said, IMO its a good idea, only not exactly tested and still risky with higher velocity compounded rounds or biggr calibre (cue 140mm guns and Russian 152mm answer). With that in mind the system is a bit of oldschool ERA pushed at its maximum.

    What about scaling up the EFPs? Make em bigger, chunkier. That could compensate bigger calibers.

    Weight, and burden. Duplet armour, which is a multi layer would simply get unpractical for the current tanks (legacy Soviet designs).

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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  George1 on Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:42 pm

    Ukrainian company "Aerotekhnika-MLT" in Africa

    Ukrainian Web resource is interesting uinp.info published an article by Olga Filatova "Aerotekhnika" enriched in the plundering of budgetary funds "UkSATSE" devoted to criticism of the activities of the Ukrainian company OOO «NPP" Aerotekhnika-MLT, "Strive to the field of modernization of air defense missile systems and radar systems of Soviet-made and has noted the delivery of S-125, according to an embodiment of upgraded S-125-2D "Pechora-2A" ( "Pecheneg") in Uganda (and in fact in South Sudan), as well as upgraded radar - in Angola and Zambia, and now engaged in Angola and Egypt modernization project SAMs and radars.

    As can be seen from the publication, in the activities of "Aerotechnica-MLT" is widely used by different firms-pads and "scheme", and indeed "Aerotekhnika-MLT" acts more as a kind of mediatory structures, rather than integrator and manufacturer. Although Article O. Filatova is fairly obvious, is frankly "kosushny" nature and suffers from numerous exaggerations, it nevertheless provides another indication of customs and practices prevailing in the sphere of military-technical cooperation of Ukraine.

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2270964.html


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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  George1 on Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:26 am

    Export MiG-29 fighters from Ukraine to Chad

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2298792.html


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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  JohninMK on Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:50 am

    OOOOPs

    Indonesia is reconsidering plans to acquire more Ukraine-built BTR-4 8x8 amphibious armored personnel carriers (APC) after issues cropped up during training activities.

    After concluding initial training on the amphibious vehicle, Korps Marinir (KORMAR), the Indonesian Marine Corps, reported several problems, including the APC excessively trimming at the bow while immersed in water and operating at full speed.

    Five of the vehicles were delivered to Jakarta in September as part of a deal with Ukraine state-owned defense manufacturer Ukroboronprom, as Indonesia sought to replace the 100 BTR-50PK APCs it acquired from Kiev in the 1990s.

    One Ukroboronprom official told Janes in November, "After official acceptance we will talk about expanding technology transfers to Indonesia and about expanding the order…We know [KORMAR] has a requirement for another 50 vehicles. This could mean some of these vehicles are built in Ukraine followed by technology transfers and local production in Indonesia."

    The vehicle’s main weapon is a ZTM-1 30 mm cannon. It also features an AGS-17 30mm grenade launcher and a chemical, nuclear and biological filtration system.


    Read more: https://sputniknews.com/asia/201612281049087026-indonesia-rethinks-battle-vehicle-ukraine/
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    Post  George1 on Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:11 pm

    During the tests, Ukrainian BTR-4M in Indonesia revealed shortcomings unshaven

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2352097.html


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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  KiloGolf on Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:26 pm

    JohninMK wrote:Wow, if correct this is a serious order, 12 complete and 40 knock down kits.

    Antonov and Beijing A-Star Aerospace Technology Co signed a cooperation agreement for joint development of the new An-178 short-range tactical transport aircraft. That was reported by diana-mihailova.livejournal.com.

    The  contract №084 / 1098 / 16-156 requires the purchase of twelve Antonov An-178 at a price of 40 million. USD. For each, with an advance of 50% of the price of the first two aircraft, the first machine delivery should take place within 14 months after receipt of advance payment for the first aircraft in the amount of 100% of the contract price.

    Contract №084 / 1099 / 16-156 signed for the supply of forty aircraft sets for assembly on the production capacities «Beijing A-Star Aerospace Technology Co» in China.

    The An-178 is a short-range tactical transport aircraft. It was developed by Ukrainian Antonov design bureau. Its development commenced in 2004. It is based on civilian An-158 regional jet aircraft. Some modifications were made to adapt this aircraft for military service. It has a wider fuselage and is fitted with a rear loading ramp. This aircraft is a proposed replacement for the ageing An-12, An-26 and An-32 tactical aircraft most of which are worn-out already.


    http://defence-blog.com/news/china-and-ukraine-to-jointly-produce-a-new-an-178-short-range-tactical-transport-aircraft.html

    Missed that one, huge loss for the Russian aerospace industry right there. Neutral

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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  JohninMK on Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:33 am

    Posted by MEA editor for Janes Defence Weekly

    Jeremy Binnie‏ @JeremyBinnie Apr 6

    Senegal has paraded the Dozor-B armoured vehicles and BM-21 rocket launchers it has received from Ukraine.



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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  George1 on Sat May 20, 2017 12:30 am

    Ukraine exports Soviet-made air defense technology to South Korea

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2617675.html


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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  George1 on Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:24 am

    Information of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms for 2016 for Ukraine

    The State Service for Export Control of Ukraine released official information about the supplies of certain categories of weapons carried out by Ukraine in 2016. The information is intended for transfer to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms.


    According to this information, Ukraine sent abroad in 2016:

    Basic tanks - 35

    Democratic Republic of the Congo - 25 T-64BV-1
    Thailand - 10 BM "Oplot"


    Armored Vehicles - 147


    Thailand - 15 BTR-3E1 with the combat module Sturm-M, five commander's BTR-3K, seven 81-mm self-propelled BTR-3M1 mortars, one 120 mm self-propelled BTR-3M2 mortar, four BTR-3BR armored recovery vehicles And two armored sanitary vehicles BTR-3S
    Indonesia - 5 BTR-4
    United Arab Emirates - 108 BRDM-2


    Managed missiles - 43


    Indonesia - 3 P-27
    Poland - 40 P-27


    Portable anti-tank missile systems and rockets:


    USA - 25 [apparently, launchers, type not specified]
    USA - 60 [apparently missiles, type not specified]


    Small arms:

    South Sudan - 88 large-caliber machine guns, 170 machine guns
    Turkey - 46 machine guns, 4 pistols
    US - 10,000 rifles and carbines
    Mongolia - 10 rifles and carbines

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2763016.html


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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  JohninMK on Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:13 pm



    WARSAW, Poland — Ukraine is negotiating the sale of 100 T-84 Oplot main battle tanks to Pakistan, and plans to use the funds to modernize the production capacities of its state-owned defense industry and invest in research and development, according to daily Gazeta Wyborcza.

    The potential deal, which is to be handed to Ukraine defense group Ukroboronprom, would mark another export contract for the supply of the tanks following a deal signed in 2011 with Thailand. Bangkok is to obtain a total of 49 Oplots.

    In the 1990s, the Ukrainian defense industry supplied 320 T-84UD tanks to Pakistan’s military under a deal worth some $600 million.

    In addition to export sales, Ukroboronprom is also producing Oplots for the country’s armed forces. Last month, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that more than 300 million hryvnia (U.S. $12 million) will be allocated to acquire an undisclosed number of tanks for the Ukrainian land forces.

    A “lion’s share of the money” will be allocated to purchase Oplots “so that our soldiers can effectively fight,” Poroshenko said in a statement by Ukroboronprom. The Ukrainian military is combating Russia-backed insurgents in the country’s east. In March 2014, Moscow annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.

    The Oplot has a weight of some 51 ton. The tank can carry a crew of three, and it is enabled with a maximum speed of 70 kph, according to data from Ukroboronprom. The Oplot is produced by the group’s subsidiary Malyshev at its plant in Kharkiv.


    https://www.defensenews.com/land/2017/08/09/ukraine-in-talks-to-sell-pakistan-100-tanks/
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    Post  d_taddei2 on Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:53 pm

    "Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that more than 300 million hryvnia (U.S. $12 million) will be allocated to acquire an undisclosed number of tanks for the Ukrainian land forces."

    Wow big spender $12 million that will get you loads of tanks lol. And it seems Thailand weren't have with delivery schedule and have decided to replace the remaining bulldogs with Chinese tank.

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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  JohninMK on Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:07 pm

    Well, well, well

    Intro from ZH

    When the US State Department supported Ukraine domestic forces and nationalist elements to stage a successful and deadly coup against then pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych in 2014, the outcome was supposed to be a nation that is a undisputed US ally and persistent threat, distraction and non-NATO opponent to bordering Russia. Instead, it now appears that it has been Ukraine which was, as the NYT writes, the secret behind the success of North Korea's ballistic missile program. Specifically, in a blockbuster report this morning, the NYT alleges that North Korea has been making black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines from a Ukrainian factory citing "expert analysis being published Monday and classified assessments by American intelligence agencies."

    Then intro from NYT

    By WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER
    August 14, 2017

    North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental ballistic missile that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s missile program, according to an expert analysis being published Monday and classified assessments by American intelligence agencies.

    The studies may solve the mystery of how North Korea began succeeding so suddenly after a string of fiery missile failures, some of which may have been caused by American sabotage of its supply chains and cyberattacks on its launches. After those failures, the North changed designs and suppliers in the past two years, according to a new study by Michael Elleman, a missile expert at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

    Such a degree of aid to North Korea from afar would be notable because President Trump has singled out only China as the North’s main source of economic and technological support. He has never blamed Ukraine or Russia, though his secretary of state, Rex W. Tillerson, made an oblique reference to both China and Russia as the nation’s “principal economic enablers” after the North’s most recent ICBM launch last month.

    Analysts who studied photographs of the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, inspecting the new rocket motors concluded that they derive from designs that once powered the Soviet Union’s missile fleet. The engines were so powerful that a single missile could hurl 10 thermonuclear warheads between continents.
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    ZH http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-14/nyt-shocking-report-us-ally-ukraine-source-north-korean-missile-engines#comment-10065211

    Original source is https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/world/asia/north-korea-missiles-ukraine-factory.html?referer=https://t.co/0XrAend3f6?amp=1

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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  JohninMK on Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:10 pm

    The denial. Sorry its in Russian but in this format I can't feed it into a translator.

    Alexander Clarkson‏ @APHClarkson 4h4 hours ago

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    Pretty blunt rebuttal from Yuzhmash against the New York Times ICBM/North Korea story


    https://twitter.com/freeukrman/status/897079965618974720



    EDIT

    Interesting thread on this https://twitter.com/IISS_org/status/897035017838370817

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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  JohninMK on Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:35 pm

    Ukraine’s defence export agency UkroBoronProm has unveiled a new upgraded variant of the T-72 main battle tank (MBT) known as the T-72AMT. Developed as a private venture by the Kiev Armoured Plant, the new design incorporates a number of lethality, survivability and systems enhancements. Testing of this upgraded version is due to begin by the end of August.

    The T-72AMT has been adapted to fire the 125 mm Kombat (Combat) gun-fired laser-guided missile, which is capable of penetrating 550 mm of armour itself protected by explosive reactive armour (ERA). Equipped with a tandem warhead, the missile is also operable with Ukraine’s BM Oplot and T-84 MBTs and is guided by the gunner using semi-automatic command to line-of-sight guidance. The sighting and guidance unit for this is mounted on the top of the turret, to the left side of the main gun sight.

    Slat armour is mounted around the rear of the turret, as well as on the rear portion of the vehicle, providing additional protection for the engine, transmission and other components against shaped-charge weapons such as rocket-propelled grenades. Nozh (Knife) ERA is mounted over the front of the tank using linear-shaped charges to degrade the impact of incoming shaped-charge anti-tank projectiles.


    http://www.janes.com/article/73097/ukroboronprom-unveils-t-72amt


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    Post  JohninMK on Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:37 pm

    Japan and Ukraine are moving closer to forming a partnership to develop military technologies, Jane’s has learnt. The move will most likely face political barriers in Tokyo but is currently being considered by both countries as a means of advancing industrial capability.

    The potential for a bilateral programme was outlined in talks held in Kiev in early August between Ukraine’s first deputy minister of defence Ivan Rusnak and Ro Manabe, Japan’s vice minister of defence for international affairs.

    A spokesperson for the Japanese Ministry of Defense’s (MoD’s) Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) confirmed to Jane’s on 10 August that Japanese and Ukrainian defence officials are currently contemplating potential engagement.


    http://www.janes.com/article/73081/japan-ukraine-consider-military-technology-partnership

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    Re: Ukraine's Arms Εxports

    Post  JohninMK on Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:34 pm

    Bit more on the rocket motors to NK. Full article at http://www.fort-russ.com/2017/08/scandal-ukrainian-trace-of-north-korean.html

    On August 16th, the scandal surrounding the DPRK’s possession of Ukrainian rocket engines received new impetus with two iconic pieces of news. The first: American intelligence officers stated that the DPRK might have independently produced such missiles engines without importing products. This statement is contrary to common sense and contradicts the realistic technological capabilities of North Korea. That North Korean military engineers accomplished a technological breakthrough in two to three years which took the Soviet Union whole decades with more powerful scientific and financial resources, is questionable. Logic dictates that the North Korean regime opted for the more simple and less expensive option - buying ready-made engines and thereby saving money and, most importantly, precious time.

    The US has been compelled to cover up this scandal. If they recognize the Ukrainian origins of North Korea’s rocket engines, then they would have to admit that their support for the illegal Euromaidan government in Ukraine has been a strategic mistake. Of course, it could also be assumed that those who have spoken out simply want to scare American society with the boogey man of military and scientific progress in North Korea.

    The other news is that the head of the Ukrainian enterprise Yuzhmash, Sergei Voyt, admitted to the Russian pranker Aleskey Stolyarov (“Lexus”), who was pretending on a prank call with the former to be Turchynov, that the DPRK’s missile engines really possibly could have come from Ukraine. During the telephone conversation, Lexus asked Voyt to openly answer whether Ukrainian rocket engines could have ended up on the territory of North Korea, to which Voyt replied that Yuzhmash could not be the source of the engines or technology, but that another enterprise cooperates with the DPRK - the Yuzhnoye Design Office. What exactly the staff do there, Voyt admitted to not know, but said that Ukraine’s SBU and SVR (foreign intelligence) would be aware.

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    Another detail of no small importance is that Dnepropetrovsk is the center of Ukrainian Jewry and the fiefdom of one of the most powerful clans, namely that which has produced Kuchma, Lazarenko (former president and prime minister), Tymoshenko, the oligarchs Pinchuk and Kolomoysky (the head of the Ukrainian Jewish Congress), and Yarosh (the leader of Right Sector). The Dnepropetrovsk clan is distinguished by an extreme lack of ideological purpose and downright cynicism. For example, Kolomoysky has financed Right Sector gangs with ease despite their extreme anti-Semitism.
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    Post  KiloGolf on Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:11 pm

    JohninMK wrote:Bit more on the rocket motors to NK. Full article at http://www.fort-russ.com/2017/08/scandal-ukrainian-trace-of-north-korean.html

    On August 16th, the scandal surrounding the DPRK’s possession of Ukrainian rocket engines received new impetus with two iconic pieces of news. The first: American intelligence officers stated that the DPRK might have independently produced such missiles engines without importing products. This statement is contrary to common sense and contradicts the realistic technological capabilities of North Korea. That North Korean military engineers accomplished a technological breakthrough in two to three years which took the Soviet Union whole decades with more powerful scientific and financial resources, is questionable. Logic dictates that the North Korean regime opted for the more simple and less expensive option - buying ready-made engines and thereby saving money and, most importantly, precious time.

    The US has been compelled to cover up this scandal. If they recognize the Ukrainian origins of North Korea’s rocket engines, then they would have to admit that their support for the illegal Euromaidan government in Ukraine has been a strategic mistake. Of course, it could also be assumed that those who have spoken out simply want to scare American society with the boogey man of military and scientific progress in North Korea.

    The other news is that the head of the Ukrainian enterprise Yuzhmash, Sergei Voyt, admitted to the Russian pranker Aleskey Stolyarov (“Lexus”), who was pretending on a prank call with the former to be Turchynov, that the DPRK’s missile engines really possibly could have come from Ukraine. During the telephone conversation, Lexus asked Voyt to openly answer whether Ukrainian rocket engines could have ended up on the territory of North Korea, to which Voyt replied that Yuzhmash could not be the source of the engines or technology, but that another enterprise cooperates with the DPRK - the Yuzhnoye Design Office. What exactly the staff do there, Voyt admitted to not know, but said that Ukraine’s SBU and SVR (foreign intelligence) would be aware.

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    Another detail of no small importance is that Dnepropetrovsk is the center of Ukrainian Jewry and the fiefdom of one of the most powerful clans, namely that which has produced Kuchma, Lazarenko (former president and prime minister), Tymoshenko, the oligarchs Pinchuk and Kolomoysky (the head of the Ukrainian Jewish Congress), and Yarosh (the leader of Right Sector). The Dnepropetrovsk clan is distinguished by an extreme lack of ideological purpose and downright cynicism. For example, Kolomoysky has financed Right Sector gangs with ease despite their extreme anti-Semitism.

    These failed state retards. Un-effin-believable angry Thank God the Maidanists don't have nukes and heavy bombers anymore. Their records leaves no doubt here (Kh-55 to Iran), they sold the goodies to the Norks for some good cash and nobody in the West wants to talk about it.

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