Moscow / 22 October 2012 - Russian Helicopters will showcase a range of helicopters designed for the military and security services at Interpolitex-2012, which takes place on 23-26 October at the All-Russian Exhibition Centre in Moscow. The Russian Helicopters display can be found at stand 2B5 in pavilion 75.
The company will bring a strong line-up to the exhibition, including the Ka-226/Ka-226T. Modular design gives this model the flexibility to carry out missions ranging from border patrol and transportation to supporting airborne troops and search-and-rescue.
The light multirole Ansat is another advanced model that has attracted commercial interest for use in special police missions.
Russian Helicopters will also showcase the Mi-171A2, the latest addition to the Mi-8/17 family, which has played a key role in national security in Russia and other CIS countries for many years, flying fire-fighting, medical, emergency and many other missions. The Mi-171A2 has been completely redesigned with a new fuselage and avionics, more powerful engines and extensive use of composite materials. It is expected to enter mass production in 2014.
Visitors to Interpolitex-2012 will also get a glimpse into the future of Russian Helicopters, including a preview of models currently under development and slated to enter production in the near future, such as the medium multirole Ka-62 and the new transport and passenger Mi-38.
Russian Helicopters is the main supplier of helicopters to Russia's Air Force, Emergencies Ministry, special forces and law-enforcement agencies.
Interpolitex is an annual event held in Moscow since 1992 to showcase equipment for armed forces and security services.
Russian Helicopters, JSC is a subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom, which in turn is a part of Russian Technologies State Corporation. It is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters is headquartered in Moscow. The company comprises five helicopter production facilities, two design bureaus, a spare parts production and repair facility, as well as an aftersale service branch responsible for maintenance and repair in Russia and all over the world. Its helicopters are popular among Russian ministries and state authorities (Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Emergency Control Ministry), operators (Gazpromavia, UTair), major Russian corporations. Over 8000 helicopters of Soviet/Russian make are operated in 110 countries worldwide. Traditionally the demand is highest in the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Russia, and CIS countries. Russian Helicopters was established in 2007. In 2011 its IFRS revenues increased 27.8% to RUB 103.9 billion. Deliveries reached 262 helicopters.
Partners of Russian Helicopters: AirTaxi Service (interior completions and maintenance); Tranzas (software, navigation systems, aviation simulators); CSTS Dinamika (technical training means for aviation flight and engineering personnel); BETA AIR (testing equipment and aviation electronics); Ural Works of Civil Aviation (repair of helicopter engines and components, as well as gearboxes).
UIC Oboronprom, JSC is a multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. It is a part of Russian Technologies State Corporation. Its main tasks include: helicopter engineering (Russian Helicopters, JSC) and engine-building (United Engine Industry Corporation managing company).
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