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Russian Helicopters to Deliver 40 Helicopters to Latin America

By Staff Writer | March 28, 2014
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Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed contracts with countries across Latin America in 2013 for 41 helicopters to be delivered in 2014-2016. The Latin American market is one of the largest and fastest growing anywhere in the world, and Russian Helicopters sees it as a strategic priority for growing its global market share. As of the start of 2014 there were more than 400 Russian-built helicopters operational in Latin America. Russian Helicopters dominates in the segment of commercial helicopters with maximum take-off weight of 10-20 tons, accounting for 77% of the regional fleet. Russian-built helicopters also account for 42% of military helicopters across Latin America.
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