Leonardo SpA

Georgy Kalamanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia said so to the media.

According to him, soon there will be an agreement on the production of such helicopters in the Russian territory. Such helicopters are demanded in the Russian market which is estimated at 160 units.

11 July 2016

The construction of the AW189 utility helicopter production line run jointly by Italy’s Finmeccanica, Rosneft and Rostec Corporation, will get underway next year, CEO of the Italian company Mauro Moretti announced.

“We are planning to start the construction of the plant next year,” he said.

According to Rosneft’s Vice President for Energy and Localization Andrei Shishkin, the first helicopters will be produced in 1.5-2 years.

Earlier, the Italian company, Russia’s oil giant Rosneft and Rostec’s Russian Helicopters signed an agreement granting Rosneft a share in the joint venture HeliVert based on a Moscow region plant.

Today, Moretti divulged that Finmeccanica expects to create a joint venture with Rosneft to localize helicopter production. Additionally, Finmeccanica also cooperates with Russia’s Sukhoi to make SSJ-100 jets.

21 October 2015
TASS Russian News Agency

OAO Rosneft (ROSN) and state-owned holding company Rostec signed a deal with Italy’s Finmeccanica SpA (FNC) to build 160 helicopters, showing Russia’s largest oil producer can still do business in Europe despite sanctions.

The three companies will establish a joint venture based at the HeliVert plant in the Moscow region, Rosneft said in a statement on its website. HeliVert will deliver the 160 AW189 helicopters to Rosneft in stages by 2025. The deal includes assembly, supply, after-sales service and training.

30 December 2014
Moscow Region

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Leonardo SpA

Rome, Italy

Company's website: https://www.leonardocompany.com

T: +39 06.324731

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E-mail: info@leonardocompany.com

Contact: Mauro Moretti, Director General

One of the largest machine building holdings in Italy. The structural divisions of the holding operate in the spheres of defense, power industry, helicopter building, telecommunications and transportation.