Iakov Mormilo was born on 2 August 1975, has been employed in the SE KMDB since 1997, after graduating from the National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute". Married, has a daughter and a son. For his hard work in the field of armored vehicles he was awarded the Order "For Merit 3rd grade", and is a laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology.
The Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB) is a state enterprise, which is now Ukraine's leading design authority for armoured fighting vehicles and used to play a key role in the development of armoured tracked vehicles in the former Soviet Union.
The contemporary activities of the KMDB are distinguished by three main factors:
- the ability to offer customers a wide range of armoured vehicles and other products for both military and civil use, as well as obsolete vehicle upgrade packages
- the provision of equipment closely tailored to customer's individual requirements
- the availability of long-term support for the end user