Russian Helicopters supply aviation equipment for helicopters of the Peruvian Air Force

Russian Helicopters supply aviation equipment for helicopters of the Peruvian Air Force
19.05.2017 / Moscow

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has fulfilled two contracts for the supply of aviation equipment for Mi-8/17 and Mi-24/35 helicopters that belong to the Peruvian Air Force.  Contracts were signed in the summer of 2016 following a tender.

“Delivery of authentic components for Russian-made helicopters is an important part of maintaining equipment in constant flight readiness and improving flight safety. We are pleased to note the desire of our Peruvian counterparts to combat counterfeiting and to purchase spare parts for helicopters directly from the manufacturer. We are counting on a gradual increase in the volumes of supplies and expansion of cooperation,” said Russian Helicopters Deputy CEO for After Sales Service Igor Chechikov. 

The fleet of Russian-made helicopters in Peru is one of the biggest in the Western Hemisphere. The country operates more than 100 Russian-made helicopters. The Armed Forces of Peru are actively using Russian Mi-8/17 and Mi-24/35 helicopters in the most difficult and inaccessible areas of the country. Russian Helicopters products take part in special operations of the Peruvian armed forces in the fight against drug trafficking and illegal mining of minerals.

One of the most important tasks of Russian Helicopters is to provide first-class maintenance of helicopter equipment throughout its life cycle. To this end, the holding is actively developing a system of after-sales service in all key regions of the world, including the countries of Latin America. The integrated after-sales service system offered by the holding company ensures repairs and modernization of helicopters in the shortest possible time, thus supporting helicopter fleet in constant operational readiness.

Russian Helicopters, (part of State Corporation Rostec), is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters was founded in 2007 and 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. In 2015 its IFRS revenues increased 29.5% to RUB 220.0 billion. Deliveries reached 212 helicopters.

State Corporation Rostec is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 for the purpose of promoting the development, production and export of hi-tech civilian and military industry products. It comprises 700 organisations, nine of which have now been formed as holding companies of the military-industrial complex, six of them are involved in civil industries and 32 are directly controlled. Rostec’s portfolio includes recognised brands such as Avtovaz, Kamaz, Kalashnikov Concern, Russian Helicopters, and VSMPO-AVISMA. Rostec’s organisations are located in 60 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and supply their products to the markets of more than 70 countries. The revenue of Rostec in 2015 amounted to RUB 1.140 trillion. Average salaries within the Corporation amounted to RUB 41 thousand and tax deductions into the treasuries at all levels exceeded RUB 160 billion. According to the new Rostec strategy, the new main goal of the Corporation is to facilitate technological advantage of Russia at highly competitive international markets. Planned volume of investments into development until 2025 is RUB 4.3 trillion.

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