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Russian Helicopters plan to export over 120 military aircraft by 2021

CEO Andrei Boginsky said the company was boosting supplies of civilian helicopters as well

ZHUHAI, November 8. /TASS/. The three-year portfolio of defense export orders of the Russian Helicopters holding affiliated with Rostec Corporation is over 120 aircraft, Chief Executive Officer of the company Andrei Boginsky told reporters on Thursday.

"The export orders portfolio for 2019 - 2021 is over 120 helicopters of the defense segment," the top manager said. "If we take plans of the next year, they are approximately 90% supported by firm orders," the top manager said.

The company is boosting supplies of civilian helicopters, he said. "We are increasing deliveries of civilian aircraft within the framework of Rostec’s strategy: about 75 civilian helicopters will be handed over to customers this year," Boginsky noted.

According to preliminary results of this year, the company will supply to all customers "approximately the same number of new and upgraded helicopters as in the last year," he added.