Rostec will open in Vietnam center for repair of helicopter engines

© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly in photovacation company rostec. Archival photoRostec will open in Vietnam center for repair of helicopter engines© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly the image Bank

The company «UEC-Klimov» (part of rostec) and the Vietnam Helicopter Technical Service Company has signed a distribution service agreement helicopter engines of TV3-117 and VK-2500, the press service of Rostec.

«The company will be supporting the operation of engines and main gearboxes of helicopters in 12 Asian countries», — said the state Corporation.

For the implementation of the contract until the end of 2018 in the Vietnamese city of Vung Tau center will be established integrated logistics support «ODK-Klimov».

«It will include the center for secondary repair of helicopter engines, storage of spare parts and assemblies, and representation of the company. Getting Central certificate aviation authorities of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is planned for December 2018, after the pilot of repair of one engine,» said Rostec.

Under the agreement, the Helicopter Technical Service Company dealing in servicing of Russian helicopters, will act as a distributor developed «ODK-Klimov» engines of TV3-117 and VK-2500 for civil aircraft in Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Australia, India, China, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

In turn, the «ODK-Klimov» will repair the power plant, to supply engines, parts and components, spare parts, staff training maintenance of engines and main gearboxes VR-14/BP-252.

«We offer our partners not a separate product, and the entire complex of related services and are ready to carry out maintenance of power plants throughout their life cycle. This approach will allow to reduce terms of maintenance and repair of engines, and reduce operating costs of equipment», — said Director of aviation industrial cluster Rostec Anatoly Serdyukov, whose words are resulted in a press-service.

In turn, the Executive Director of JSC «ODK-Klimov» Alexander Vatagin expressed confidence that companies from Russia and Vietnam can become a reliable partner, providing timely and quality after-sales service and repair of power plants, which operate not only in Vietnam but throughout Southeast Asia.