Putin in Ufa visited the plant for the production of aircraft engines

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin during his working trip to Bashkortostan visited the Ufa engine industrial Association («UEC — umpa»), where he became acquainted with production and technological center.

Here, the President showed samples of manufactured products, including components of the upgraded engine 2500П, equipped with electronics.

The exhibition halls were also represented in components of aircraft engine PD-14, equipment for gas transportation, which is made for Gazprom and two turbojet engines for fighters su-35 and su-30SM.

During the inspection factory shop the head of state said that in fact the company is now the largest manufacturer of aircraft engines in Russia.

According to the management of United engine Corporation, now there is a lot of work in the design, manufacture, service and repair of turbojet aviation engines in the framework of the state defense orders and gas-pumping units for Gazprom.

In addition, the «RRC UMPO» has been manufacturing and repair of helicopter equipment. The company employs more than 24 thousand people.

The plant, which is part of the United engine Corporation, is the leading manufacturer of advanced engine for the fifth generation fighter, the su-57 (PAK FA) and has participated in cooperation on creation of PD-14 engine for long-haul aircraft MS-21.

The company’s management told Putin that more than half of products exported to China, India, Kazakhstan, Algeria, Malaysia, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and other countries.