Contracts with Peru
Russian Helicopters Holding has awarded the first firm
price contracts for the supply of technical aviation equipment for Mi-35
helicopters in service with the Peruvian Air Forces. The contracts were awarded
early in July of this year based on the results of tenders won by Russian
Helicopters. According to contract terms, the Russian holding shall finish the
supply of technical aviation equipment for the helicopters before the end of
"These are the first firm price contracts for aftersales services signed between
the Russian holding and the Peruvian Ministry of Defence. Russian Helicopters is
aiming for a phased increase of its supply scope," stated Igor Chechikov, Deputy
CEO of Aftersales Services for Russian Helicopters.
The Peruvian armed forces rely greatly on the Mi-8/17 and Mi-24/35 Russian
helicopters in very complicated and hard-to-reach areas of the country.
Equipment from Russian Helicopters is involved in special Peruvian armed forces
raids to fight drug trafficking and armed opposition groups.
Russian Helicopters (a part of Rostec) is a leading player in the global
helicopter industry and the sole Russian designer of helicopters. The holding
was established in 2007 and its headquarters is in Moscow. The holding includes
five helicopter assembly plants, two design bureaus, a components manufacture
and maintenance enterprise, as well as aircraft repair plants and helicopter
service companies providing aftersales support in Russia and abroad. The
holdings customers include the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation,
the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, EMERCOM of Russia,
other state customers, air companies such as GAZPROMAVIA and UTair, and other
large Russian and foreign companies. In 2015, Russian Helicopters increased its
revenue by 29.5 % to 220 billion rubles, according to IFRS data, and supplied a
total of 212 helicopters.