The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia Denis Manturov and the head of Rostec Sergey Chemezov.
“It is important to note the contribution that the exhibition makes to the development of international relations,” said Denis Manturov. - In many ways, thanks to HeliRussia, we have witnessed the implementation of significant projects for the Russian helicopter industry. This is the development of Russian Helicopters of the newest Ka-62 multi-purpose helicopter equipped with French Turbomeca engines, which was first introduced at HeliRussia. Other important new products include the AW-139 twin-engine helicopter, which since last year has been produced at the joint venture Russian Helicopters and AugustaWestland.
“The consolidation of helicopter assets in the framework of the holding“ Helicopters of Russia ”has justified itself, said Sergey Chemezov at the opening ceremony of the exhibition. - For Russian helicopter technology, there is a consistently high demand. Over the past five years, exports have increased by more than a third, and production has almost quadrupled. Russian Helicopters occupy a tenth of the civilian and a fifth of the military segment of the world market. Today it is a dynamic international company that produces new products. ”
Also at the exhibition will be presented the medical modification of the Ka-226T helicopter and the light multipurpose Ansat helicopter, supplied to dozens of countries. The Ka-52 "Alligator" and Mi-28H "Night Hunter" will demonstrate at the stand.
The United Engine-Manufacturing Corporation (UEC), which is part of the Oboronprom, will present at the exhibition a number of the latest engines, including the fifth-generation turboshaft engine VK-800В with high economy and low production cost. Shvabe Holding will demonstrate the GOES-337М survey and search system for Mi-17 helicopters. It provides round-the-clock detection, recognition, acquisition and auto tracking of ground targets. KRET enterprises (Concern “Radio-Electronic Technologies”) will present several models of strap-shaped inertial navigation systems used to determine the position of aircraft, missiles and ships. KRET is a major manufacturer of onboard
electronic equipment for the Ka-52, one of the most advanced combat helicopters in the world. The holding supplies the latest fifth-generation equipment that provides automated target distribution as part of a group, the use of a helicopter around the clock and in adverse weather conditions, the performance of combat missions at extremely low altitudes, interaction with group helicopters, air and ground command posts, aircraft manufacturers.