During the MAKS 2021 International Aviation and Space Salon, Rostec signed contracts worth over 230 billion rubles ($3.1 billion) and negotiated the supply of 161 aircraft, including 77 planes, the state-run firm announced on Friday.
The Rostec state corporation’s entities have agreed to deliver 161 planes, TASS reported. Customers will get 58 Sukhoi Superjet 100 jets and 19 regional Il-114-300 planes from UAC. Russian Helicopters said it has reached agreements to provide 84 helicopters, including the Mi-171A3, Ka-62, Mi-38, Mi-8, and Ansat [models].
At the air show, Rostec displayed around 500 product samples, including about 50 new ones, comprising airplanes, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, avionics, engines, and other items. Sukhoi’s new tactical aircraft Checkmate is one of them, and its unveiling drew the attention of the entire world.
The company was pleasantly surprised by the outcome of the air show. In a remark published by the press service, Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov claimed that his company has signed deals with partners worth over 230 billion rubles.
Rosoboronexport, in particular, won 13 export contracts worth over a billion euros to provide Russian defense products. Airplanes, helicopters, radars, aircraft bombs, armored vehicles, and motor vehicles are among the products included.