Russian Helicopters has considered to participate in the’ Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017’ regional investment forum in India.
The eighth biennial Vibrant Gujarat forum is taking place in state of Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar on January 10-13.
This year's event focuses on sustainable economic and social development. It is the largest regional forum in India, in which business leaders, government representatives and experts from India and all over the world take part.
The forum aims to attract investments to the state's economy and develop regional industry, Sputnik News reported today.
"Today, India is one of the main operators of Russian helicopters. It is worth mentioning that the country's authorities are also showing an interest in civilian vehicles." Russian Helicopter Deputy CEO Alexander Shcherbinin was quoted as saying in a company statement.
India already operates civilian Mi-172 helicopters. "We are interested not only in selling military equipment, but also in setting up long-term relations with our Indian partners and are ready to offer them a number of additional services, including after-sales services." Shcherbinin added.
India currently operates about 400 helicopters made in Russia and intends to further boost this number.
India uses a broad range of Mil Mi-17 and Mi-8 transport helicopter variants. These are used in search and rescue operations, passenger transport and are involved in the protection of forests and fisheries.
Russian Helicopters will launch the second production site for Ka-226T helicopters at its Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to accelerate the assembly and delivery of the choppers to India. "The Russian Helicopters Holding is creating a complementary production site of the Ka-226T helicopter at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant in order to accelerate the fulfillment of the intergovernmental agreement on assembly and delivery of this latest light helicopter to India, the company announced Monday
Russian Helicopters has won a tender for supplying parts for Peruvian Air Forces Mi-8 helicopters and will begin deliveries in 2017. The new contracts will help obstruct the spread of counterfeit parts that put crew and aircraft safety at risk, the company's deputy CEO, Grigory Kozlov was quoted as saying by
Russian Helicopters has transferred six Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters to the personnel of the 50th combined airbase of the Belarusian Air Force. The official ceremony of transferring six helicopters produced by a Russian Helicopters subsidiary - Kazan Helicopters - took place at the Machulischi airport near Minsk Monday
Russian Helicopters has manufactured two multi-purpose Mil Mi-171 helicopters for China, the holdings press service said on Monday. As per the contract signed in 2015 with China General Aviation Service Co Ltd for two helicopters, Mi-171s are equipped with auxiliary power unit SAFIR, designed to supply air to engine starters or environmental control systems, which allows transporting bulky cargo of up to 4 tonnes, TASS reports
Pakistan has received Russian convertible Mi-171E helicopter, which can assist for missions in passenger and freight carriage or in medical, search and rescue operations. Russian Helicopters has delivered Mi-171E helicopter in a convertible option to representatives of Pakistans Baluchistan Province
Russian Helicopters is developing a ‘single-window system for after-sales services. A pilot project is currently being implemented in India
Andrey Boginsky, former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has been appointed as the CEO of Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec. Andrey Boginsky has the title of Honorary Aircraft Builder
The Russian Defense Ministry is seeking to replace obsolete passenger aircraft with new Russian aircraft models after a deadly crash of the Tu-154 plane last month. The Kommersant newspaper reported Friday that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has ordered to analyse possibilities to substitute Tu-154, Tu-134 and Il-62M passenger aircraft with new passenger aircraft models
Russian Helicopters will supply four transport-combat Mi-35M helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan in 2018. The deliveries will be carried out through Rosoboronexport
Gujarat is likely to become a major defense manufacturing hub with a number of private sector companies planning to set up factories in the state. The centre has approved close to 20 licences for defence production in Gujarat, defence minister Manohar Parrikar was quoted as saying
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