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First Prototype of the Multirole Ka-62 Helicopter Takes to the Air

The first prototype (OP-1) of the medium multirole Ka-62 helicopter took off at Russian Helicopters’ Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (part of State Corporation Rostec) on April 28.  The lift in a hover mode was part of the factory flight testing and was completed successfully.

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Russian Helicopters Fulfills First Contract with the Mexican Secretariat of the Navy

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has fulfilled its first contract for after-sale maintenance of multirole Mi-17-1V helicopters operated by the Mexican Navy.   Read more » about Russian Helicopters Fulfills First Contract with the Mexican Secretariat of the Navy

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Tiltrotor by Russian Helicopters Makes Its First Flight

A unique unmanned tiltrotor has successfully completed a new testing stage by performing its first flight.  The aircraft was created by VR-Technologies, an innovative design bureau, part of Russian Helicopters. A number of oil and gas companies and various government agencies are already showing interest in the unique project.  Read more » about Tiltrotor by Russian Helicopters Makes Its First Flight

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Russian Helicopters Company

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Interview with Oboronprom General Director Dmitry Lelikov for the “Arsenal” program on the Ekho Moskvy radio station

SERGEY BUNTMAN: Good evening. Let’s start our latest program. Your anchors this evening are Anatoly Ermolin, Alexander Kurennoy and Sergey Buntman. Our guest is Dmitry Lelikov – General Director of the OPK Oboronprom. Good evening. D. LELIKOV: Good evening.  Read more » about Interview with Oboronprom General Director Dmitry Lelikov for the “Arsenal” program on the Ekho Moskvy radio station

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Echo Moskvy radio station

We Have Been Working To Consolidate The Industry Over The Past Four Years

United Engine Corporation (UEC) is currently going through tough times, much like the rest of the Russian aircraft manufacturing industry, with the liabilities of its member companies exceeding their annual revenues. In his first interview since his appointment, General Director VLADISLAV MASALOV tells RBC Daily reporter SERGEY STARIKOV how the industry is recovering from the crisis.— You took over management of United Engine Corporation (UEC) not so long ago. Will there be any change in strategy?  Read more » about We Have Been Working To Consolidate The Industry Over The Past Four Years

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RBC Daily (Moscow)

“The Doors Are Not Closed to Anyone” – Russian Helicopters CEO Dmitry Petrov

Dmitry Petrov believes Russian Helicopters’ model line is competitive in the most lucrative market segments, and the types of machines lacking today will be developed jointly with the Italians and Chinese.  Read more » about “The Doors Are Not Closed to Anyone” – Russian Helicopters CEO Dmitry Petrov

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American and Russian Engines Chosen for the MS-21 Liner

NPK Irkut, which is developing the MS-21 civilian aircraft, has finalized its choice of the engine suppliers. The Kommersant newspaper has learned that within a month the corporation will sign firm contracts for engine supplies in batch quantities with America’s Pratt & Whitney and Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC). The combined value of the order based on the list price of the engines may well top the 1.1bn dollar mark, but the producers are offering Irkut a 100m dollar discount.  Read more » about American and Russian Engines Chosen for the MS-21 Liner

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Not Even Fog And War Can Ground Ka-52 Helicopter

ARSENYEV, Primorye Region — A holiday atmosphere filled the air as people carrying red, white and yellow balloons filled tidy streets in Arsenyev, a small town in the Primorye region, ignoring a thick fog covering the five-story Soviet-era apartment buildings.Yury Denisenko, managing director of Progress, the local helicopter plant, knew that even the fog was unlikely to spoil the day.  Read more » about Not Even Fog And War Can Ground Ka-52 Helicopter

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The Moscow Times

Defense News Top 100 for 2010

This list, which reflects 2010 figures, was published July 25, 2011. Revenue figures are in millions of U.S. dollars. Currency conversions for non-U.S. firms calculated using average market conversion rates over each firm's fiscal year to mitigate the effects of currency fluctuations.Rank  Read more » about Defense News Top 100 for 2010

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Defence News (USA)

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