The Cabinet has approved the change of ownership of Antonov company

The Cabinet of Ministers decided to change the form of property state enterprise “Antonov” and the state enterprise “Plant 410 civil aviation” to the public joint-stock company. The decision was taken at a government meeting, transfers “112 Ukraine”.

In particular, the Cabinet agreed with the proposal of the state concern “Ukroboronprom” on the change of ownership of SOE “Antonov” and “Plant 410 civil aviation”, JSC, 100% shares of which belongs to the state.

Earlier, a leading Turkish defence company Aselsan said that it was ready to participate in the development of Ukrainian jet aircraft of the new generation of the family An-148/158 and new transport, the An-178 development of the state enterprise “Antonov”.

As reported, in Ukraine there can be a new military aircraft radar detection and management EN-148ДРЛОУ, which will receive the Air force.

Recall, Ukraine intends to create its own multi-role fighter, which should reduce the dependence of Russian Air forces from the Russian aviation industry. Light combat aircraft (lbs) will be equipped with turbojet engines, which are produced in Zaporozhye.

In 2016, the head of the Committee on national security and defence Sergiy Pashinskiy said that Ukraine either technologically or financially can not afford to create a military aircraft even the easy plan.