Within the framework of international cooperation development, representatives of the Kyiv Association of Military Attaches paid a working visit to SE “SPC “Iskra”.
During the visit, representatives of more than 15 countries got acquainted with the modern developments of the enterprise, visited production units - updated assembly shop and a new section of machines with computer numerical control.
In the assembly shop were presented the latest developments of the enterprise: Radar 80K6KS1E created for combat use in the anti-aircraft missile forces divisions of the air defense, a prototype of which has recently successfully completed state tests and is completely ready for commissioning and mass production; mobile 3D surveillance radar with transistor transmitter 90K6E, intended for detection of targets flying at low, medium and high altitudes; upgraded station 36D6M - which meets all the present requirements, and MR-1 - highly mobile meter-wave radar.
The delegation of military attaches got acquainted in detail with the promising developments that the company offers today, in all areas: means of electronic warfare, surveillance radars, as well as counter-battery and multifunction radars.
According to Yuri Pashchenko, director of Iskra, such events are very important for the enterprise within the development of international military-technical cooperation and the expansion of military equipment markets.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has granted the State enterprise “Scientific and Production Complex “Iskra” the right to export military goods of its own production in accordance with the approved positions until October 1, 2024. The relevant resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers was approved at a government meeting.

 SE “SPC “Iskra” is a leading company on the Ukrainian radar market, which is widely known around the world as a proven and reliable partner with extensive experience and high professionalism in the development and manufacture of modern radar equipment. The products manufactured by the company have a serious export potential and are able to compete with world manufacturers in the radar equipment industry

On January 20, 2021, as part of the working visit the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Taran, the Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Myronyuk and representatives of military departments visited SE “SPC “Iskra”.

In the assembly shop were presented the latest developments of the enterprise: Radar 80K6KS1, created for combat use in the divisions of air defense anti-aircraft missile forces, a prototype of which has successfully passed preliminary tests and is fully ready for state tests; mobile 3D surveillance radar with transistor transmitter 90K6E, designed to detect targets flying at low, medium and high altitudes, and an upgraded station 35D6M - which meets all the current requirements.

The Minister of Defense got acquainted in detail with the current state of production, in particular, with regard to equipment manufactured for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He mentioned that the company with more than 60 years of history is modern, dynamically developing, updates its material and technical base and has stable progress in the production and development of the latest models of radar equipment. Minister Andriy Taran also formulated tasks for the enterprise concerning further cooperation with the Ministry of Defense.

 

As part of a working trip to the Zaporizhzhia region, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the State Enterprise “Research and Production Complex “Iskra”. The President got acquainted with the peculiarities of the radar equipment production, visited the assembly shop. The modern developments of new equipment of the company's designers, which have a serious potential both for the needs of the Ministry of Defense and for foreign customers, have aroused considerable interest.

 "It's a wonderful plant. It is one of the few today, which has no debts, a profitable plant. The issue with our new Director General of Ukroboronprom Yuriy Gusev to increase the state defense order for 2021 for Ukroboronprom enterprises has been resolved today,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted.

 Also during the visit, Director General of Ukroboronprom Yuriy Gusev, reported to the President on the current state of affairs, the implementation of the process of transformation of the concern into industry holdings, outlined plans and tasks for the team in the near future, and reported on the defense order for the Ministry of Defense.

 

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Last week, the SE SPC Iskra conducted the final stage of testing the 90K6E mobile 3D surveillance radar for the ability to identify small targets with a small radar cross-section.

According to the results of the two-day test, the 90K6E radar fully confirmed its stated tactical and technical characteristics for detecting UAVs at different altitudes and maximum range. The positive results of these tests open the undeniable prospects for export of 90K6E, in particular to  one of the Middle East countries, since the ability to identify unmanned aerial vehicles is one of the main requirements of the potential customer.

Also a high-mobility metric wave radar MR-1 and the counter-battery radar complex 1L220UK had been involved in testing. Tests on these radars were conducted under agreed program and also provided full confirmation of the claimed UAV determination characteristics.

The unmanned aerial vehicle Raybird 3 was the object of determination, under control of Skyeton specialists. It is a serial production small unmanned aerial system for different long-range missions, ISTAR solutions, and SAR applications with the following characteristics:

  • Flight time - more than 24 hours
  • Maximum altitude - 3000 m
  • Speed ​​(min/cruising/max) - 80/120/160 km/h
  • Range in direct control mode - 240 km

We thank the Skyeton Aviation Production Company for the opportunity and the specialists of SE SFTF PROGRESS for their assistance in organizing and conducting the tests.

 

 

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