Manufacturer of drones may lose more than 21 hectares of land due to the negligence

Производитель беспилотников может потерять более 21 га земли из-за небрежности

Improper registration of rights of permanent use of the 21.2 Hectares of land in the capital of JSC “Meridian” them. S. P. Korolev, 50% + 1 of shares owned by the state in the face of concern “Ukroboronprom”, has created a risk of appropriation of land by outsiders.

This is stated in the report of Gosnautilus, which analyzed the project “Marlin”.

Similar situation with the non-discharge of rights of ownership of 49 projects with a total area of 61.4 thousand sq. m.

In their objections to the auditors the representatives of JSC “Meridian” noted that the issue of property and land in Kiev prevented the “objective circumstances” and conflicting legislation.

Also, the auditors noted that the company’s production is completely dependent on the state defense order. According to experts, for example 2017, if management “Meredian” managed to find private buyers for unmanned aircraft systems and other manufactured equipment that would be provided additional revenue in the amount of UAH 60 million. The management of JSC recognizes that in the absence of annual orders from the state potential loss of scientific and technical potential.

The concern “Ukroboronprom” said that only manage the corporate rights of the state on the OAO “Meridian”. A management company is carried out by an independent Executive bodies. Therefore, the concern refused to comment on the issue of non-discharge land and property.

40% of shares of JSC “Meridian” belongs to a private firm OOO “Meridian Union”, which is controlled by a well-known businessman Vadim Grib. The latter is considered a creature of Valery Khoroshkovsky, who in 2010 entered the security Service of Ukraine.

JSC “Meridian” them. S. P. Korolev included in the list of strategic enterprises of Ukraine. Known production of unmanned aircraft systems Spectator for the APU.


Audit concern “Ukroboronprom” showed that nearly half of enterprises are inefficient.

NABU said that investigating 22 criminal proceedings concerning possible abuses by employees of the enterprises included in the GC “Ukroboronprom.”

Производитель беспилотников может потерять более 21 га земли из-за небрежности