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Moscow to discuss setting up helicopter after-sales service with Tehran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 21, IRNA -- Moscow plans to discuss setting up and development of an after-sales service system in Iran for helicopters produced in Russia, the Russian Helicopters department, a subsidiary of the Russian state technology company Rostec, announced on Monday.

According to the Russian News Agency Sputnik, the industrial exhibition 'Trade and Industrial Dialogue: Russia – Iran' is being held in the Iranian capital, at which Russia is expected to introduce its manufacturers to the Iranian market.

'The issues of the creation and development of a system of after-sales service for Russian helicopters on the premises of an existing aircraft repair plant and a service center is expected to be discussed with representatives of the Iranian company PANHA [which specializes in the technical support and repair of helicopters],' the company's press service said in a press release.

It was mentioned in the press release that Moscow and Tehran are expected to discuss the potential supply of Russian Mi-8/17, Ka-32A11BC and Ka-226T helicopters, including its medical version.

Russian Helicopters is a leading helicopter design and manufacturing company, headquartered in Moscow.

The holding was founded in 2007, and includes five helicopter construction plants, two design bureaus, and a number of enterprises for the production and maintenance of components. The company also provides after-sales support for its products, both in Russia and abroad.


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