Ukraine, BAE Systems in talks for weapons production facility

Ukraine has confirmed that it currently negotiating with British based BAE Systems to establish a weapons production facility in Kyiv for both manufacturing and repairing of weapons and equipments.

The facility will primarily focus on the local manufacturing of arms and equipment to build the country’s military arsenal to fight against the Russian forces.

Further, the potential venture would help address the continuing need for a wide range of weapons, such as tanks and artillery systems, amid heavy fighting in some strategic locations in Ukraine.

The two sides have already agreed to start work on opening a BAE office in Ukraine.