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  1. proka89

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    No he said that for Milos armored vehicle. But you need to have in mind that there are presidential elections, coming in Serbia soon, so i would take that information with a pinch (or even shovel) of salt. It's not impossible that there is certain interest for Lazar and Milos, but i highly doubt that they have order for 700 for any of these two vehicles.

    Yugoimport takes control of Serbian aircraft builder Utva

    Yugoimport SDPR, the Serbian state-owned intermediary for the import and export of defence-related equipment and technology, has become the dominant owner of Serbia's sole state-owned aviation factory: Pancevo-based Utva - Avio Industrija.

    The process of integrating Utva into the structure of the Belgrade-based arms dealer was initiated on 9 February and completed on 28 February, when Yugoimport established effective control of 95.962% of Utva stakes previously owned by the Serbian government.

    The transfer of Utva's ownership is the logical follow-on to the previous government-arranged partnership between Yugoimport and Utva, under which the aircraft producer was put under the temporary management of Yugoimport, which facilitated access to its worldwide sales and marketing network and gave Utva a presence on the global aviation market.

    However, this did not solve Utva's long-term insolvency problems, which regularly caused delays in payment of salaries and health insurance obligations for its 240 employees and resulted in numerous interruptions to production that occasionally escalated into general strikes.

    Commenting on the integration of Utva into the structure of Yugoimport, the president of Utva's workers' union, Slobodan Kosic, revealed that by the end of 2017 the new owner will have invested RSD300-500 million (USD2.6-4.3 million) in modernising the existing factory to improve its production capabilities. He added that the Yugoimport management had promised a stable future for Utva employees, with on-time payment of currently modest salaries that would gradually be increased as future sales revenues allowed.

    http://www.janes.com/article/68749/yugoimport-takes-control-of-serbian-aircraft-builder-utva


     
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    I have to say this looks like a very ... interesting Tech from Pakistan's prespective , for parameter defence at night or general observation from air


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    Haha, I forgot it's campaign season, but it's very Serbian to exaggerate, even patriotic in some ways. :)

    Is it also time to sell the old Serbian Mig 21 fleet? I read today there is a potential customer in the neighborhood who needs them. :coffee:
     
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    Nora B52 155 mm Self Propelled Gun Howitzer

    Milosh Armoured Multi Purpose Combat Vehicle 4x4
     
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    Lazar Armored 8x8 Wheeled Vehicle

    Multirole Fast Combat Boat
     
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    First picture is ALAS?
     
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    Yes, pics are from preparation for Serbian army exercise "Steel 2017":

     
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    Some a bit older (last month or so) news about Serbian defence industry, i didn't already posted here:

    Visit by a High Level Delegation of the Belarusian State Military Industrial Committee

    The goal of the visit is to look into the following steps to be taken for the establishment of the Intergovernmental Committee for Military Technical Cooperation, after signing the Agreement on Military Technical Cooperation.

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    The visit was initiated by a plenary session of the two delegations held in Material Resources Sector, which was chaired by the Acting Assistant Minister of Defence for Material Resources, Nenad Miloradović PhD and the First Deputy of the President of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus, Igor Mikhailovich Demidenko.

    The agenda for the visit envisages visits to research, development and overhaul facilities of the Ministry of Defence and Serbian Armed Forces and several Serbian defence industry companies for the purpose of considering concrete opportunities for the cooperation in the fields of research, development and production of arms and military equipment.

    http://www.mod.gov.rs/eng/10797/pos...g-drzavnog-vojno-industrijskog-komiteta-10797

    Defence Minister visits factories in Lučani and Čačak

    Defence Minister Zoran Đorđević has visited today Milan Blagojevic Namenska Company in Lučani and Sloboda JSC in Čačak.

    Today's visit was also attended by State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Nenad Nerić, Acting Assistant Minister of Defence for Material Resources Nenad Miloradović and Chief of Defence Technology of the Ministry of Defence Major General Bojan Zrnić.

    During the visit to the special-purpose industry factory in Lučani, a meeting was held attended by Minister Đorđević and his associates, Director of the factory Radoš Milovanović, Director of PU Srbijavode Goran Puzović, representatives of the Municipality and representatives of trade union of Milan Blagojević Namenska Company. At the meeting, it was concluded that the factory in Lučani had achieved record results in the production in 2016 and it was expected that production in 2017, which had already been agreed, would be even greater. They also highlighted the importance of cooperation between the factory and the Military Technical Institute in the development of new technologies for the production of better quality gunpowder.

    The minister and his associates visited the facility for "Continuous nitration of cellulose" and facility for drainage and gelatinization of double base propellant, and then they visited the works on the construction of the dam on the Bjelica River, which is built for the protection against the most frequent flooding in this part of Serbia which affect the factory itself.

    During the visit to the Sloboda JSC in Čačak, Minister Đorđević visited the "Plant for the production of medium- and large-calibre cartridge cases" and facility for "Machining by cutting". After the visit, Defence Minister held a meeting with his associates and leadership of the Sloboda JSC which was attended by Director General Zoran Stefanović and representatives of the trade union of the Company.

    Acting Assistant minister Nenad Miloradović pointed out that today's visits are "regular tour during which representatives of the Ministry of Defence review the results in achieving the set objectives."
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    - The objectives relate primarily to the operation and setting up of new production lines and the progress of other measures that the Ministry sets for the factories in order to improve the general state of the defence industry. Today we came to the conclusion that the defence industry worked very well last year, and the factory in Lučani and Čačak are among the best, Miloradović said.

    According to him, Milan Blagojevic has already had an increase in production last year, compared to the year before last, by 37 percent, and Sloboda Company even by 67 percent.

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    - The level of investments is very high. Last year, the factory in Lučani invested six million euros in new facilities, this year it has planned to invest seven million euros. In 2016, Sloboda invested seven, and this year it plans to invest 11 millions. For both factories, we can safely say that both the production and the investments are very visible, Miloradović said.

    He added that both factories belong to the group of "munitions factories" which represents one of the most dangerous types of production.
    - In the last five years, there were about 80 incidents with tragic consequences in the munitions factories in the world. Every effort should be invested so that such incidents do not happen and that the consequences are minimized. The Ministry of Defence has made a plan a year and a half ago for the entire defence industry - in order to maximally improve all automated measures to prevent incidents, and these measures are implemented precisely through investment cycles. Also, we have adopted a set of short-term and long-term measures to be taken. They will never be sufficient, but we will continue to maximally improve them, Acting Assistant Minister Miloradović said.

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    http://www.mod.gov.rs/eng/10757/ministar-odbrane-obisao-fabrike-u-lucanima-i-cacku-10757

    Impressive display at Nikinci ground

    This afternoon at Nikinci ground the Defence Minister Zoran Djordjevic and Serbian Armed Forces Chief of General Staff General Ljubisa Dikovic have attended the general rehearsal of display of the reached level of development of arms and military equipment from the development programme of the Military Technical Institute and the companies of the Serbian Defence Industry Group and Yugoimport SDPR performing live firings.

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    http://www.mod.gov.rs/eng/10871/impresivan-prikaz-na-poligonu-nikinci-10871

    Prime Minister with representatives of defence industry

    The Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic accompanied by the Defence Minister Zoran Djordjevic, the Minister of the Interior Nebojsa Stefanovic and the Minister of Economy Goran Knezevic met today in the building of the Serbian Government with directors of the Serbian defence industry companies, the public company “Yugoimport SDPR”, two companies which should become a part of the Serbian defence industry during 2017, directors of three overhaul facilities and the Technical Test Center.

    At the press conference held after the meeting Prime Minister Vucic emphasized that thinking about the economic growth of Serbia the Government had decided to allocate substantial funds for the improvement of work of the Serbian Defence Industry factories. As the Prime Minister stressed, the “Zastava Arms” Company in Kragujevac was allocated the greatest amount – 9.7 million euros because it has a wide range of products sought in the world. Those funds will be spent on modernization of the plant for production of barrel.

    “Prva Petoletka” will receive 3.5 million euros, and it was agreed that the workers in this factory would get somewhat larger salaries because they have the lowest salaries in the Serbian defence industry together with the employees in “Teleoptik” in Zemun – RSD 36.000 net. Moreover, “Teleoptik” will get 6.862.000 euros after many years of decay. Vucic said that it is a very important factory for the Serbian defence industry because our military industry needs “Teleoptik” devices.

    “Sloboda” Cacak will get 2 million euros for two vertical presses, “Milan Blagojevic” Lucani 4.410.000 euros, “Prvi partizan” company from Uzice will get the money for building a new factory because they would like to move their capacities from the underground space.

    It was agreed that FAP from Priboj should get 2.5 million euros, and it will get even more from the state if it solves the problem of production of vehicles with independent suspension.


    Moma Stanojlovic Aviation Institute will get 4 million euros, the Technical Overhaul Facility Cacak 3 million euros, the Technical Overhaul Facility Kragujevac 2 million euros whereas 1.5 million euros will be invested in the Centre for Testing Arms and Military Equipment of the Technical Testing Centre in Nikinci.

    In total, it is around 43 million euros. Vucic said this money is direct investment injection to our defence industry, which did not come from producers but from the state.

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    http://www.mod.gov.rs/eng/10902/predsednik-vlade-sa-predstavnicima-odbrambene-industrije-10902

     
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    Stavatti Enters Into A Strategic Partnership with Jugoimport-UTVA
    Stavatti Aerospace Ltd. entered into an Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Long Term Business and Technical Cooperation with JugoImport-SDPR J.P. and its sister company, aircraft manufacturer UTVA Avio Industrija d.o.o. on April 19th in Belgrade.

    Key terms of the Agreement include:

    • Joint reimagining, modification, upgrade, certification, and production of aircraft developed and produced by UTVA and other local aircraft manufacturers connected to Jugoimport/UTVA

    • Joint development and production of new Stavatti aircraft, powerplants, and aircraft systems

    • Aircraft, airframe structure, aircraft subsystem, powerplant, and component production for Stavatti and Stavatti aircraft at the UTVA production plant

    Under this agreement, Stavatti will serve as a production partner capable of producing aircraft, airframe structures, aircraft components, systems, and powerplants from both the 925,000 sq. ft. UTVA aircraft factory in Pancevo, Serbia, as well as the related aerospace-defense manufacturing facilities of Jugoimport-SDPR. In so doing, this agreement provides both the capabilities and capacity for Stavatti Aerospace Ltd. and its sister company, Stavatti Industries Ltd., to immediately expand into development, production, and global marketing of a wide range of related aerospace defense systems including airframe structures, actuators, landing gear systems, tires and brakes, ejection seats, powerplants, rockets and missiles, artillery systems, tanks and armored vehicles, small arms, ammunition, defense infrastructure, and comprehensive systems support and training.

    Founded in 1949, Jugoimport-SDPR is a Serbian Defense & Industrial Complex integrator responsible for developing, producing, and trading combat systems and defense equipment for regional and global customers.

    Founded in 1937, UTVA has produced over 900 aircraft including the Trojka, 212, 213, Aero-3, Utva 56, Utva 60, Utva 65, Utva 66, Utva 75 and Lasta 95. UTVA also produced major airframe structures and assemblies for the J-22 Orao and the G-4 Galeb. UTVA is ISO 9001 Certified and was certified by Boeing in 1990 as an airframe parts and assemblies manufacturer responsible for producing machined and sheet metal aircraft parts, tools, and assemblies, including slats, wing tips, cargo doors, and floor supports for 737, 747 and 757 commercial airliners.

    http://www.stavatti.com/stavatti-enters-into-a-strategic-partnership-with-jugoimport-utva/

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    Visit of UAE armed forces chief of staff to Serbia

     
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