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MOSCOW, December 15. /TASS/. The Russian Helicopters holding has outranked US Sikorsky Aircraft in revenues raised from supplies of defense industry products in 2014, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
According to SIPRI, in 2014, revenues of Russian Helicopters from sales of defense products stood at $ 3.89 bln (90% of total revenues), while Sikorsky raised $3.88 bln.
Total revenues of the Russian holding reached $4.3 bln, profit totaled $539 mln. In comparison with 2013, the revenues of Russian Helicopters from sales of defense products increased by $390 mln.
In 2014, the company employed 42,000 people.
Russian Helicopters ranks 23rd on the list of the world’s largest defense industry companies.
SIPRI’s rating for 2014 includes 11 Russian defense industry companies, their consolidated revenues reached $40.9 bln.
Russian Helicopters ranked 26 in Top-100 of the world’s largest defense industry companies of 2013.