Rus News Journal

To Victor Khristenko have shown the helicopter of new generation the Night hunter

Investment projects vertoletostroenija should get in area the state support. It in Rostov-on-Don was declared today by the minister of the industry and trade Victor Khristenko. As he said, it will be target programs on prospect - till 2020. In the near future on them it is planned to prepare corresponding offers.

Khristenko has noticed that within three last years the Ministry of the industry and trade of the Russian Federation left on development and the statement of fifteen branch strategy of long-term development of leading sectors of the Russian economy, including aircraft engineering. But in the conditions of crisis not additional measures of support will be superfluous.

- quite pertinent would be to extend practice of subsidising of interest rates under credits which are involved on modernisation, especially in vertoletostroenii. To make concrete decisions, we now estimate our possibilities on those resources which are, - it has explained.

Being with working visit on Don, the minister has visited at the Rostov helicopter factory - one of the largest manufacturers of modern heavy transport helicopters and helicopters of fire support.

Besides traditional survey of shops, for it have organised demonstration flight of Mi - 28. This rotary-wing car still name the Night hunter - it is capable to fly at extremely small heights in the conditions of low visibility and even at night. Mi - 28 it is intended for destruction of tanks, armour, boats and manpower of the opponent.  

According to the Government program of rearms, only at the first stage for needs of the Minister of Defence of Russia it is planned to buy about fifty such cars.

- At the enterprise good prospect on loading of capacities, it has a steady share of export, the defensive order and civil sectors, but dearness of credit resources creates problems, - the minister ascertained. - therefore the anti-recessionary governmental program included such measures of support, as subsidising of the interest rate for the enterprises oboronno - an industrial complex under current activity. Rostvertol in this direction will receive this year 150 - 160 million roubles and about 10 million roubles - on subsidising of export deliveries.

As a whole, within two days Victor Khristenko has had time to visit at once at five Don factories. Besides Rostvertola he has visited two more aviabuilding enterprises in Taganrog, and also has visited at metallurgists and agricultural machine engineers.