“Helicopters of Russia” Iran discusses the maintenance of helicopters

MOSCOW, 21 Dec. Holding “Helicopters of Russia” (included in rostec) during the exhibition “Trade and industrial dialogue: Russia — Iran 2015” in Tehran to discuss with representatives of the Iranian PANHA company, the establishment and improvement of the system of after-sales service of Russian helicopters in Iran on the basis of the existing aircraft repair plant and service center, said Monday the press service of the holding.

National industrial exhibition “Trade and industrial dialogue: Russia — Iran 2015” will be held in Tehran from 21 to 23 December, the Russian delegation will be headed by the Minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov. On the area of 4 thousand square meters will house the exposition of the Russian companies that will demonstrate export and investment potential, competitive high-tech products, as well as promising projects of bilateral cooperation.

“With representatives of the Iranian PANHA company is expected to discuss the creation and improvement of after-sales service of Russian helicopters on the basis of the existing aircraft repair plant and service center. In mid-November, the sides signed contracts for the supply of spare parts and technical assistance in the retrofitting of the centre of maintenance and overhaul of civil helicopters Mi-8/17 helicopters,” — said the press service.

As stated by the General Director of the holding Alexander Mikheyev, in Iran today operates more than 50 helicopters Mi-8/17. “We plan to strengthen business ties with partners in the middle East and to develop cooperation in the field of modern helicopter technology, its after-sales service and modernization”, — said Mikheev.

He recalled that today in the middle East there are more than 500 military and civilian helicopters Soviet and Russian manufacture, while the main part consists of the legendary helicopters series Mi-8/17.

At the exhibition in Tehran the company will present Russian helicopters for civilian use is a key place in the exposition takes the Mi-171A2 will also be presented the Ka-32A11BC and light Ka-226T, which will be presented in Iran for the first time.

Holding “Helicopters of Russia” (included in “rostec”) is one of the world’s leading helicopter industry, the only developer and manufacturer of helicopters in Russia. The holding was founded in 2007. The holding comprises five helicopter plants, two design bureaus, as well as enterprises for the production and maintenance of components, aircraft repair plants and service company providing after-sales support in Russia and abroad. Buyers of the holding’s products — the Russian defense Ministry, interior Ministry, emergencies Ministry and other government customers, the airline “Gazprom Avia” and UTair, major Russian and foreign companies. In 2014, the revenue of “Helicopters of Russia” under IFRS grew by 22.8% and amounted to RUB 169,8 bln rubles, the volume of deliveries amounted to 271 helicopter.