In Russia produced 35% of the world fleet of combat helicopters

The deputy head of Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said that at present the share of domestic sales of helicopters in Russia — 85%, in Russia produced 35% of the world fleet of combat helicopters, 17% of the world fleet of super-heavy helicopter maximum takeoff weight of over 20 tons, and 56% of the world Park moderate helicopter maximum takeoff weight from 8 to 15 tons. 

"The primary task of the national helicopter is the successful implementation of ongoing projects such as the Mi-171A2, Mi-38, Ka-62 in the traditional segments of the domestic helicopter (medium and heavy helicopters). Their success will go to the question of entering into new segments — primarily in the segment of light helicopters, "- said the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Yuri Slusar.

According to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the helicopter has always been one of the leading and most stable sectors of the economy of our country. In fact, this industry, being extremely high-tech and knowledge-intensive, and maintained its competitiveness in a difficult post-Soviet years, and during the global financial crisis.

The deputy head of Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said that at present the share of domestic sales of helicopters in Russia — 85%, in Russia produced 35% of the world fleet of combat helicopters, 17% of the world fleet of super-heavy helicopter maximum takeoff weight of over 20 tons, and 56% of the world Park moderate helicopter maximum takeoff weight from 8 to 15 tons.

"Russia is one of three leading helicopter powers, we occupy more than 14% of the world market. Now in operation for about 8,500 of our machines in 100 countries of the world "- said Yuri Slusar.

"Russian helicopter has a strong position internationally. We have developed unique technologies that are embodied in the world's best-selling books and record holders, such as the most "popular" in the world in the history of the helicopter industry Mi-8/17, lifting most of the world Mi-26 multipurpose Ka-32A11BC », — he said.

The result of the implementation of the state program in the helicopter should be: Increased production of helicopters from 290 units in 2012 to more than 450 units in 2020, an increase in global market share from 14 to 20%, revenue is expected to increase from the current 126 to 241 billion rubles., that is almost twice "- summed up his speech, the Deputy Minister.

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