Kazan / 2 December 2011 — JSC "Kazan Helicopter Plant", part of the Russian Helicopters holding company "Helicopters of Russia", was awarded the title of "The Pride of the Fatherland" in competition "100 best goods of Russia".
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan in cooperation with the FBI, "UCM Tatarstan" On November 29 NCC "Kazan" held a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the national contest "Best Goods of the Republic of Tatarstan" and the All-Russian contest "100 best goods of Russia" in 2011. The ceremony was held with the participation of Prime Minister of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikova. JSC "Kazan Helicopter Plant" took first place in the contest "100 best goods of Russia" and "The Best Goods RT" in the "industrial products" in favor of the Mi-17V-5.
Mi-17V-5 is created as a result of the modernization of helicopters Mi-17V-1, developed by JSC "Moscow Helicopter Plant. ML Mile ". Kazan Helicopter Plant in cooperation with the Moscow Helicopter Plant. ML Mile spent a large amount of research and development work on the helicopter, so the Mi-17V-5 to become competitive in the global market. Versatility and high performance characteristics, design new items, such as navigation and piloting complex type "glass cockpit", made Mi-17V-5 one of the most sought-after helicopter holding company "Helicopters of Russia".
Before the extension on the federal stage of the "100 best goods of Russia", the Kazan Helicopter Plant won the regional stage of the competition. In 2011, the contest "Best Goods of the Republic of Tatarstan" was attended by 416 different products and services from 212 enterprises of the republic. The Organizing Committee has approved 162 winner, 176 winners of the first degree, diploma 44 second degree. Kazan Helicopter Plant has repeatedly received the diploma of the winner for products presented on the show jumping, became the winner of the national competition top 1000 companies in Russia, received diplomas as the best Russian exporter and the Republic of Tatarstan.