The Delegation of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Group (EADS) visited the new production of the holding company "Composite" in the innovative development of "Moskvich" on Friday, November 25
The parties agreed to cooperate in terms of deliveries of Russian materials based on carbon fibers to EADS.
Start of the production site of the holding "Composite" in the innovative development of "Moskvich" was held on Wednesday, November 23. The opening ceremony was attended by the enterprise, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais and CEO of the holding company "Composite" Leonid Melamed.
"Literally the day after the opening of our new production line in the Territory of innovative development" Moskvich ", the company visited potential customers of our products — the official delegation of the European aerospace and defense group. It consists of representatives of the major areas: aircraft, helicopter and missile technology. In fact, it demonstrates the interest of the global market in the Russian composite materials and technology solutions " — Said the first deputy general director of the holding company "Composite" Vladimir Khlebnikov.
Delegation that visited the production site of the holding "Composite" in the innovative development of "Moskvich", headed by the vice-president of EADS Phillippe Advani.
The sides agreed to cooperate in terms of deliveries of Russian materials on the basis of carbon fiber, as well as the creation of a working group on their qualification and certification of production.
Commercial director of the holding company "Composite" Kirill Vasiliev said that the certification, under the rules of EADS, may take up to two years: "The event is quite costly, up to one million euros. These funds must pay a supplier. However, the cost of the certification will be able to pay back in the future. "
"We hope that we are at the beginning of the path that will lead to the supply of our products to European partners", — Khlebnikov said.
EADS is the second largest aerospace company in the world, after the group Boeing. Concern is also considered to be the second European producer of armaments and military equipment, after the company BAE Systems. The company develops, manufactures and markets civil and military aircraft, launch vehicles and related sistemy.EADS, a wholly owned (100%) of Airbus SAS, engaged in the manufacture of passenger, cargo and military transport aircraft.