The Mi-171 was named The Pride of the Fatherland

Mi-171 helicopter produced by JSC "Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant" JSC (U-UAP), part of the holding "Helicopters of Russia", received the highest award of the "100 best goods of Russia" — the prize of "The Pride of the Fatherland." The award ceremony enterprises — the winners of the contest held on January 15 in the Government of the Republic of Buryatia (RB). Presenting the memorials, the head of the republic — Prime Minister of the Republic of Buryatia Vyacheslav Nagovitcin noted the importance of a high rank for the Republic, said the dignity of the Mi-171.

The Mi-171 has frequently been the winner of this competition. Higher estimates of the competition committee awarded consumer properties, characteristics, quality, safety, competitiveness, the demand for helicopters in Russian and foreign markets, the price, etc. The logical extension of the prize was "The Pride of the Fatherland", which is awarded to the product (type) of high-tech products from the permanent the winners of the annual contest in the categories "Industrial goods for the population" and "Production of military-industrial purposes."

Medal «For achievements in quality" and honorary "High quality" was also nagrazhdenoOAO "Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant". High quality assessment of products and production enterprise confirmed on many different levels, including the internationally recognized level — in the certification BUREAU VERITAS Certification (Bureau Veritas).

Certification in 2012, Bureau Veritas has provided the inclusion of "U-UAP" in a single international registry of suppliers aerospace OASIS (Online Aerospace Supplier Information System) International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) with accreditation COFRAC (France).

Previously, high reward enterprise was awarded as a result of the selection of nominees in product quality weapons, special and military equipment for the 2011 Commission of the central organ of the Voluntary Certification System (Military Register). JSC "U-UAP" was awarded a gold trophy "For high quality defense products."

Enterprises holding "Russian Helicopters" regularly participate and win in the national sectoral and thematic competitions. In 2012, the winners of the competition "100 best goods of Russia" in the "production and technical purposes" were JSC "Kazan Helicopter Plant": in favor of the Mi-17V-5 and "Rostvertol" — presented for the export version of the heavy transport helicopter Mi -26T (C).


The Mi-171is a deep modernization of the world famous Mi-8 helicopter. The helicopter developed by JSC "Moscow Helicopter Plant. Mil "and is produced by JSC" Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant "of the holding" Helicopters of Russia ". The Mi-171 can be used to transport up to 26 people on passenger seats, loads up to 4000 kg in the cargo cabin and externally, works for lifting, loading and unloading of cargo in flight. On the Mi-171 helicopter in 2012 received a new type certificate in Russian. Also received a certificate of recognition for this type of helicopter in Indonesia. Currently, the countries of Central and South-East Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America, Russia and the CIS, operating more than 700 Mi-171 in various versions and variants.

JSC "Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant"— One of the companies helicopter holding "Helicopters of Russia". Powerful and manufacturing and technological potential of the plant to quickly start production of new aircraft types and combine the manufacture of prototypes and mass production. For 70-year history of the plant built more than 8,000 aircraft. Today, the plant specializes in the production of the Mi-171(Mi-8AMT)and Mi-171SH.


JSC "Helicopters of Russia"— A subsidiary of OPK "Oboronprom" (included in "Rostekhnadzor"), one of the world’s leading helicopter industry, the only developer and manufacturer of helicopters in Russia. Holding was formed in 2007. The head office is located in Moscow. The holding comprises five helicopter plants, two design bureaus, as well as manufacturers and service components and service company that provides after-sales support in Russia and abroad. Buyers of the holding’s products — the Russian Defense Ministry, the Interior Ministry of Russia, Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, the airline "Gazprom avia" and «UTair», major Russian and foreign companies. In 2011, the proceeds of "Helicopters of Russia" under IFRS grew by 27.8% and amounted to 103.9 billion rubles, while the volume of shipments reached 262 cars.


JSC "OPK" Oboronprom "— Multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. Included in the "Rostekhnadzor." The main tasks include helicopter (JSC "Helicopters of Russia") and engine-building (MC "United Engine Corporation").


"Rostekhnadzor"— Russian corporation, established in 2007 to promote the development, production and export of high-tech industrial products for civil and military purposes. It includes 663 organizations, of which currently 12 are formed holding companies in the military-industrial complex, a 5 — to civilian industries. Organization "Rostekhnadzor" are located on the territory of 60 subjects of the Russian Federation and deliver products to market more than 70 countries worldwide. In enterprises Corporation has more than 900 million people, or about 2% of the population of Russia. Net income in 2011 amounted to 45.6 billion rubles, the tax payments to the budgets of all levels reach 100 billion rubles.

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