On Wednesday (16 December 2015) NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, Mr. Patrick Auroy and the First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine Mr. Oleg Gladkovskyi co-signed a Roadmap for NATO-Ukraine Defence-Technical Co-operation.

The roadmap sets out key activities to implement the priorities listed in a corresponding Declaration of Intent signed in September 2015. Those priorities include improvement of the capabilities of the Armed Forces; co-operation in standardization and codification; transformation of Ukraine’s defence industry; Ukraine’s participation in NATO’s Smart Defence initiative; deepening co-operation between NATO and Ukraine in defence science and technology; and professional development of the Ukrainian staff involved in defence-technical co-operation with the Alliance.  (…)