FSUE "SPC Gas Turbine" Salute "will provide JSC" Corporation "Irkut" AI-222-25 for 55 trainer aircraft Yak-130 is intended for the Russian Air Force.
Supply contracts signed by the president of the corporation "Irkut" Alexei Fyodorov and CEO of "Salute" Vladislav Masalova, the company reports "Salute"
Deliveries of aircraft engines AI-222-25 will provide the construction of 55 Yak-130 in accordance with the contract signed by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation and JSC "Corporation" Irkut "in December 2011.
As explained Masalov, "the contract was signed within the framework of the state defense order and is for three years."
According to Fedorov, the share of defense contracts in the production program of the enterprise increases. "We have also started to export deliveries of Yak-130, and see the future perspective of the foreign market expansion for this aircraft. In parallel, the corporation is working to build the combat capabilities of the aircraft, "- he said.