20 September 2016
BTR-3E1 of the Royal Thai Army (photo : TAF)
KIEV -. RIA Novosti Ukraine intends to cooperate with Thailand in the field of armored vehicles and to transfer technology BTR-3E1, reported Friday on the website of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.
The report said that the Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleg Gladkovsky met with an official delegation of Thailand's Ministry of Defence, headed by Deputy Minister of General Udomdeem Sitabutrom.
"In the context of the cooperation development prospects of the Ukrainian side confirmed its readiness to cooperate in the development of Thailand's production of armored vehicles, including armored personnel carriers BTR-3E1, with the transfer of technologies", - said in a statement.
Gladkovsky focused on the implementation of the Ukrainian side the existing agreement for the supply of main battle tanks "Hold" and focused on the introduction of a package of measures to improve the quality and improvement of equipment and machinery, manufactured Ukrainian defense enterprises.
Thai party representatives expressed their interest in continuing cooperation and noted that they consider Ukraine as a reliable long-term partner with significant potential in the defense industrial sector.