4-Sep-2015 Source: Russian Helicopters
Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered nine Ka-32A11BC helicopters to China, where they will be operated by public security agencies and commercial companies.
«Nine Ka-32A11BC helicopters have been delivered to Chinese commercial and state operators. These helicopters will be operated by the city of Ordos’ Main Directorate of Public Security, Shanghai Public Security Directorate, and a number of commercial companies. China’s State Oceanic Administration also operates the Ka-32A11BC, – Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev said.
The Ka-32A11BC is designed to carry out specialised search and rescue operations, is used in fire-fighting missions, and in the evacuation of the sick and injured. The helicopter is ideally suited to China and in particular for operation in mountainous and heavily built up urban environments.
Russian Helicopters, (part of State Corporation Rostec), is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Moscow. The company comprises five helicopter production facilities, two design bureaus, a spare parts production and repair facility, as well as an aftersale service branch responsible for maintenance and repair in Russia and all over the world. Its helicopters are popular among Russian ministries and state authorities (Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Emergency Control Ministry), operators (Gazpromavia, UTair), major Russian corporations. In 2014 its IFRS revenues increased 22,8% to RUB 169,8 billion. Deliveries reached 271 helicopters.
State Corporation Rostec is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 for the purpose of promoting the development, production and export of hi-tech civilian and military industry products. It comprises 700 organisations, nine of which have now been formed as holding companies of the military-industrial complex, five of them are involved in civil industries and 22 are directly controlled. Rostec’s portfolio includes recognised brands such as Avtovaz, Kamaz, Russian Helicopters, and VSMPO-AVISMA. Rostec’s organisations are located in 60 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and supply their products to the MARKETS of more than 70 countries. The revenue of Rostec in 2013 amounted to RUB 1.04 trillion. The tax deductions into the treasuries at all levels exceeded RUB 138 billion.