Ukraine-US Military Technical Cooperation Potential and Reality

Questions to be discussed:

  1. Ways of organizing optimal military and technical cooperation between Ukraine and the USA.
  2. Kyiv’s strategy for military-technical assistance and military-technical cooperation with the United States.
  3. What foreign weapons Ukraine needs and how to ensure its provision to the Armed Forces.

Round table participants:

  1. Valentyn Badrak, the Board Member of Ukrainian Security Studies Institute (USSI), the Director of Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS)
  2. Viktor Sokolov, the First Vice President of Gorshenin Institute
  3. Anatolii Pinchuk, the President of Ukrainian Center for the Development of International Economic Relations
  4. Ihor Smeshko, Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (2003-2005), Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (1997-2000), Chairman of the Intelligence Committee of the President of Ukraine (1995-1998, 2004-2005, 2014), First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Trade and Export Control under the President of Ukraine (2002-2003), Military, Naval, Air and Defense Attaché of Ukraine to the USA (1992-1995).
  5. Volodymyr Havrylov, Defense Attaché of Ukraine to the United States, 2015-2018

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Any mentions in the news shall refer to Gorshenin Institute and Ukrainian Security Studies Institute as the organizers of the discussion.

Gorshenin Institute address: The city of 18B Mala Zhytomyrska St., Kyiv (entrance arch from the side of Mykhailivskyi Lane).