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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

AgustaWestland to Build Helos in Russia

Italian helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland has signed an agreement with Russia’s Oboronprom Corp to assemble and sell the medium twin-engine AW139 in a suburb of Moscow. AgustaWestland hopes to tap into the growing Russian helicopter market while Oboronprom, a subsidiary of Russia’s state-run arms exporter Rosonboroexport, hopes to gain new production and maintenance competencies. The aircraft will continue to be marketed by AgustaWestland. For related news 

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