Russian Helicopters to Showcase Latest Innovations at Paris Air Show

In collaboration with Rosoboronexport, the Company plans the first international demonstration of the latest Ka-52 Alligator reconnaissance and attack helicopter at the show.

The new Ka-52 Alligator will be demonstrated for the first time at an international exhibition. The Ka-52 is an all-weather, round-the-clock military attack helicopter produced for the Russian Armed Forces and which Rosoboronexport offers for sale to foreign partners.

The Ka-52 Alligator will be showcased on 17 June at the Le Bourget conference centre in hall 2, pavilion 2C. The programme starts at 12 noon. The Ka-52 Alligator will be on static display and will also complete flight demonstrations to highlight the benefits of its coaxial rotor system and the unique capabilities of helicopters built by the Kamov Design Bureau.

In Paris visitors will also have the opportunity to see other Russian-built commercial models available to the international market in the light, medium and heavy classes, including the Ka-226T, Mi-17, Mi-35M and Mi-26T2.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, the Paris Air Show – Le Bourget 2013 is one of the most important events in the calendar for the aerospace sector and often is the stage for major aircraft debuts.  For many years now the air show brings together leading global producers of space and defence technology, aircraft and aircraft components and equipment, commercial and military helicopters and airport equipment.

Russian Helicopters, JSC is a subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom, which in turn is a part of State Corporation Rostec. 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 2012 its IFRS revenues increased 21% to RUB 125,7billion. Deliveries reached 290 helicopters.

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).

State Corporation Rostec was established in 2007 to support Russian industry in developing, producing and exporting high-tech industrial products for civil and military use. It includes 663 companies, currently organised into 12 defence holdings and five holdings for civil industries. Rostec has a presence in 60 of Russia’s regions, and exports its products to 70 countries. Rostec companies employ more than 900,000 people, or about 2% of Russia’s workforce. The company had net profit of RUB 45.6 billion in 2011, and paid RUB 100 billion into budgets of all levels. The company had net profit of RUB 45.6 billion in 2011, and paid RUB 100 billion into budgets of all levels.


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