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Russian Armed Forces carried out strikes on military facilities in Kharkov and Nikopol
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Russian Armed Forces carried out strikes on military facilities in Kharkov and Nikopol

Tonight, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation hit two districts of Kharkov, as reported by the head of the Kharkov administration Oleg Sinegubov. In addition, Dnepropetrovsk Governor Valentin Reznichenko spoke about the shelling of the city of Nikopol by the Russian military. According to him, at least 40 shells were fired at the facilities located here tonight.

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Information that the Russian Armed Forces carried out strikes on military facilities in Kharkov and Nikopol is published by the Ukrainian Telegram channel "Politics of the Country".

On the eve of the strikes on the infrastructure of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a representative of the Russian defense department, Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov, reported in a regular report. Among other things, he mentioned the artillery strikes on the place of deployment in Kharkov of the 116th Terodefense Brigade and the Omega Special Forces Detachment. About 30 militants and about 10 pieces of equipment were destroyed. Probably, this night, fire was also fired at these or other units in the city.

As for Nikopol, most of the shelling of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant and the city of nuclear scientists Energodar was carried out from there. The Russian military is using a variety of weapons to attack positions from where militants are firing at the nuclear power plant.

 

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Too little too late. Only thing left is massive carpet bombing on any large Ukrainian formations.
 

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Su-35 with corrected high-explosive bombs UPAB-1500B and UPAB-500B with an inertial guidance system (and satellite correction) in the NVO zone in Ukraine.

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Mostly they were Su 30SM, the modified version of Su 30S, which was used by Russians against the Ukrainians, now they are not using them since Ukriane start pounding back

a good Su 30 is the flaming Su 30SM





What Russia using is Su 25 which is flying very low, and nowadays no Aviation to counter advancing Ukrainian forces
 

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The air base of the 831st tactical aviation brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Mirgorod, Poltava region, was destroyed by a precise strike of Kh-22 missiles.

According to Ukrainian sources, as a result of four strikes, there is serious damage, while the aircraft used by the Ukrainian Armed Forces to strike with AGM-88A anti-radar missiles did not even save the special concrete shelters in which the aircraft were located.

It is known that Russian tactical air strikes were launched this afternoon, while a number of sources claim that during the attack, the air raid alarm was activated after the first strikes were delivered. This points to the fact that Ukraine not only cannot shoot down such missiles, but is also unable to detect them. This is primarily due to the fact that Kh-22 missiles are capable of reaching speeds of more than 4,000 km/h, which even NATO countries do not have air defense systems to counter.

At the moment, it remains unknown how many aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force were destroyed as a result of the strikes, however, before that, there was information that 4 MiG-29 fighters were modernized for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, capable of launching American cruise missiles AGM-88.
Read more at: https://avia.pro/news/rakety-h-22-u...kticheskoy-aviacii-vsu-v-mirgorode-poltavskoy
you should back your claims, there is plenty of satellite pic available, go and see yourself, instead I can show you this

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Now not just MiG 29, Ukrianin SU 27 too can launch US Made HARM missiles
 

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24 Su-35 downed yes according to Ukraine but no evidence except by only one that was downed, yes Ghost of Kiev, Putin is the greatest politician fighting the satanist lead west

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love to see who was that claimed Ukraine shot 24 Su 35, but yeah you lost one Su 35, and your Flankers are not coming to the fighting theater again

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Supa dupa Russian Super Flanker

and yeah those who go to church and get blessings from Priest isn't a Good Man neither it's a Certificate
 

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In the Sukhoi Stavka area, the reconnaissance company of the special operations forces of the Ukrainian Navy was almost completely destroyed
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In the Sukhoi Stavka area, the reconnaissance company of the special operations forces of the Ukrainian Navy was almost completely destroyed

In the Nikolaev-Kryvyi Rih direction, a reconnaissance company of the 73rd Marine Center of the Special Operations Forces (SOF) of Ukraine, specially deployed to this area, was ambushed by Russian troops. The clash occurred in the Sukhoi Stavka area.





According to available information, the reconnaissance company of the 73rd Marine Center of the SOF of Ukraine was transferred to the combat area from the military base in Ochakiv. The task of the Ukrainian naval special forces was to conduct reconnaissance of the positions of the Russian army in the area of \u200b\u200bthe settlement of Sukhoi Stavok in the Kherson direction, where fierce battles were going on in early September.

The reconnaissance moved in the direction of the Russian positions, but was discovered. According to the TG channel Military Chronicle, ours spotted the enemy with the help of the Ironia optical-electronic surveillance complex, capable of detecting a person at a distance of 3 km, and equipment - 7 km. The Russian military organized an ambush, where a company of naval special forces of the Ukrainian Navy ended up.

It should be noted that the Ukrainian special forces tried to get out of the fire bag, arranged by ours, and even found some kind of shelter near the road 2 km from Sukhoi Headquarters. Ukrainian paratroopers from the 46th ODSHB tried to cover them, but Russian front-line bombers SU-34 arrived in this direction, which bombed the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with FAB-250 and FAB-500 unguided bombs. This led to the retreat of reinforcements from the 46th OSHB, leaving the naval special forces one on one with ours.

As a result, the enemy lost several infantry fighting vehicles and up to 120 military personnel, mainly from the 73rd MTR Naval Center.

The 73rd MTR Marine Center trained naval saboteurs, combat swimmers, etc., but since 2014, the center’s fighters have been operating mainly on land. The command attracts fighters to conduct reconnaissance activities. The same task was supposed to be carried out in the Kherson direction, but the ambush and the actions of the Russian military put an end to the future career of most of the naval special forces of the Ukrainian Navy.


VDV for you bro, enjoy
 

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Rare clip of Russian Sukhoi Su-34 dropping bombs on Ukrainian positions. Due to Ukrainian air defenses, Russian fighters been launching missiles at a distance. The Su-34 'Fullback' can surge to around twice the speed of sound at high altitudes. Su-34 can withstand maneuvers exerting more than nine times the force of gravity. A maximum speed of around 1,900km/h and 4,500km ferry range (with external fuel).

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finally end up it's destination, a garbage trunk
 

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Too little too late. Only thing left is massive carpet bombing on any large Ukrainian formations.
Ukraine Air defense Welcomes, NASAMs on the way, IRST will be in December

dare the Russians to cross the border with their flying coffins
 

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Mostly they were Su 30SM, the modified version of Su 30S, which was used by Russians against the Ukrainians, now they are not using them since Ukriane start pounding back

a good Su 30 is the flaming Su 30SM





What Russia using is Su 25 which is flying very low, and nowadays no Aviation to counter advancing Ukrainian forces
why do not you show the Ukrainian loses? relax troll, in war no weapon is invulnerable weapons are destroyed in any war, the end of any and its political result is what matters.

The American publication called the timing of Russia's delay in the supply of 50 Su-57 fighters to the Aerospace Forces
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The American publication called the timing of Russia's delay in the supply of 50 Su-57 fighters to the Aerospace Forces

Only by 2026 will the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation receive 50 fifth-generation Su-57 fighter aircraft. This is written by the American edition of Military Watch Magazine. The author of the publication believes that the aircraft will be delivered with a six-year delay from the schedule, and this, in turn, will give extra opportunities to the American and Chinese programs in the field of building new aircraft.




Earlier it became known that the Russian Aerospace Forces had already acquired six fifth-generation Su-57 fighters. They were put into service with aviation in December 2020. Now the assembly lines of the aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur are being expanded, as the country's leadership demands an increase in the production of new aircraft.

Despite the fact that so far there are only six newest fighters in the Aerospace Forces, they have already been tested in battles. So, they were used to deliver missile strikes on militant positions in Syria. Then the Su-57, without entering the air defense zone, launched missiles on the territory of Ukraine. As a result, the Su-57 became the first fighter to launch missiles outside the enemy's air defense zone.

However, these successes, according to the American publication, do not negate the fact that the program for the construction of Su-57 aircraft is lagging behind the previously agreed schedule for their release. So, 50 aircraft were supposed to be delivered to the Aerospace Forces back in 2020, but in the end they will be able to deliver only in 2026.

At the same time, according to the plan, by the end of 2024, 22 vehicles should enter the VKS, by the end of 2027 - 76 vehicles. In 2024-2027 The Russian Aerospace Forces will be able to receive 18 fighters per year on average.

The American publication emphasizes that a delay of several years is not impressive for the construction of fifth-generation aircraft. So, in the US there were similar delays. On the other hand, in China, the program for the construction of the J-20 aircraft is being implemented ahead of schedule.

However, the fact that Russia is lagging behind the program, according to the American magazine, could lead to the fact that the US and China will overtake it in the construction of new generation aircraft. As a result, when Russia completes the production of fifth-generation aircraft, sixth-generation aircraft may already be produced in the United States or China. True, this is a very controversial point of view. For example, the United States still cannot achieve clear success in creating hypersonic weapons, leaving both Russia and China ahead of itself.

In addition, the F-35 aircraft face numerous problems, and the program for their creation is also not flawless. In addition, now the United States is facing the consequences of the energy crisis, a significant part of the money goes to support Ukraine, so the rapid development of new technologies is unlikely to happen, especially in such a short term as a little over three years.

 

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The crew of the Ka-52: We do not even consider the eliminated manpower of the enemy
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The crew of the Ka-52: We do not even consider the eliminated manpower of the enemy

The Ka-52 Alligator reconnaissance and attack helicopters have established themselves as a highly effective combat vehicle capable of hitting virtually any targets on the ground and in the air, regardless of the time of day or weather conditions. This became especially obvious during the special operation in Ukraine. Thus, the author of the Fighterbomber channel cites as an example the work of an incomplete Alligator squadron, which since the beginning of the SVO has destroyed 45 tanks, 26 combat vehicles, 6 armored vehicles, 2 air defense systems, 6 gun mounts, 7 mortar and 3 machine gun crews. In addition to this, various warehouses. As the pilots say, "no one even considers the liquidated enemy manpower."





In the past three days alone, a group of hunters from three Ka-52s destroyed 17 enemy tanks. The professionalism of the pilots allows not only to accurately hit any targets, but also to competently avoid retaliatory attacks. Losses of Alligators since the beginning of the special operation are minimal, which is achieved, among other things, thanks to the L-370V52 protection system of the Vitebsk family, which automatically detects laser, radar, missile launch and in the same mode activates the use of passive interference, firing chaff or thermal traps.

The tactics of combat helicopters have been worked out to the smallest detail, it can already be considered a classic. They literally approach the target by walking at ultra-low altitudes, including 5 meters from the surface, regardless of the terrain. As the pilots say, sometimes the crowns of trees are touched. This makes the vehicle virtually invisible to enemy detection tools.

When our “bird” sees the target, we jump to a height of 50-70 meters, strike and leave. The enemy doesn't even see where we shot from.

- said one of the pilots of the Ka-52.

During sorties, the Alligators are escorted by Mi-8 multi-purpose transport helicopters. During the attack, the transporters keep aloof, so that if the Alligator is still hit, they can quickly evacuate the crew. By the way, even at the very beginning of hostilities in Ukraine, Ka-52 pilots ejected from a downed helicopter for the first time in the world. On the ground, they immediately entered into battle with the enemy and held out until the arrival of the evacuation group.

It was the crews of the Ka-52 that most recently prevented another landing in the area of the Zaporozhye NPP. Then they were in the air on a combat mission, and received an order to stop an attempt to cross the Dnieper by an enemy DRG on barges. The air group of Lieutenant Colonel Daniil was one of the first to fly to the ZNPP area. The crew found the barge at a distance of 15 km, two Vikhr guided missiles were fired at it. As a result of an accurate hit in the bow and stern, the barge sank. The sabotage attempt at the nuclear power plant was thwarted.

This is what the combat work of the Ka-52 looks like, which successfully hit the targets, and having fired the heat traps, literally turned around on the spot to get away from possible strikes.
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It became known that the command of the Iranian Air Force was satisfied with the capabilities of the Russian Su-35S fighters and is considering the issue of their purchase.
 

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A pair of Russian strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS spotted in the sky over the Kherson region
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A pair of Russian strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS spotted in the sky over the Kherson region


Russian strategic missile carriers were seen in the sky over Kherson, a pair of Tu-95MS Long-Range Aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces passed over the city at high altitude.




A video of the flight of two strategists over the liberated regions of Ukraine appeared on the Web, a voice-over says that the shooting is being carried out in Kherson on September 16. Russian "bears" passed at high altitude, but the sound of their engines was heard even on the ground. Before that, there was information that the Russian Tu-95MS launched strikes with Kh-101 missiles on the critical infrastructure of Ukraine. In particular, several TPPs, a dam in Krivoy Rog on the Ingulets River, as well as other targets acted as targets for the missiles of Russian strategists. It is possible that Russian missile carriers also worked at the hotel in Kramatorsk, where American mercenaries from PMCs were based. Judging by the funnel, the X-101 was used there, and only the Tu-160 and Tu-95MS are its carriers. The Medved carries eight of these missiles on an external sling.

Earlier in Ukraine, the Russian Aerospace Forces used Tu-22M3 long-range bombers with the Kh-22 cruise missile, the use of Tu-95MS was reported only a few times at the beginning of this summer. Rather, Russian TG channels reported on the use of X-101 missiles, in particular against the Yuzhmash plant.

Strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS and Tu-160 are the air component of the nuclear triad. The Tu-95MS is designed to solve strike missions to defeat the most important targets in remote areas and in the deep rear of continental theaters of military operations. The range of the missile carrier is 12 thousand kilometers, the range of the Kh-101 missile is 5.5 thousand kilometers. In this case, the deviation at the maximum range does not exceed 7 meters.


 

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Problems of the Kazan Helicopter Plant and the Ansat program

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The Tatarstan business resource "BUSINESS Online" published Timur Latypov's article "We are talking about the very existence of the Ansat program: will Kolesov be able to spin the KVZ blades? The 2022 plan is under threat, there are no Ansat engines for 2023, and the idea is to ban the Soviet Mi” on the crisis situation at the Kazan Helicopter Plant (KHP) of the Russian Helicopters (VR) holding and on the proposed cessation of production of light helicopters Ansat.




Assembly of Ansat helicopters at the Kazan Helicopter Plant (KVZ) of the Russian Helicopters holding (c) president.tatarstan.ru



To date, Kazan Helicopter Plant has built only 45 out of 111 helicopters planned for 2022. In the industrial circles of Kazan they say that the task is unrealistic. In turn, Kazan Helicopter Plant employees discuss personnel policy - they say that a lot of people who are poorly associated with production have appeared in the middle management. Previously, a surge of defeatist sentiments was extinguished by an emergency meeting with the staff of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and BP General Director Nikolai Kolesov. What has changed at the enterprise during the 9 months of the power of the new management and what awaits the strategic plant in the future, found out "BUSINESS Online".

Unprecedented: Ulan-Ude rushes to the aid of Kazan

Having headed Russian Helicopters (VR) in November last year, General Director Nikolai Kolesov soon surprised a lot by setting the task of handing over 111 helicopters in 2022 (58 Mi-8/17, 41 Ansat and 12 Mi-38 ). In the recent history of the plant for a hundred, it was chosen only twice - in the record years in all respects (including exports) in 2013 and 2014: 103 and 107 cars. Then a rapid decline began with a bottom in 2019 (27 helicopters) and an anguished survival in 2020 and 2021 - 39 and 45.

As of today, four months before the end of the year, Kazan Helicopter Plant, according to BUSINESS Online, has assembled no more than 44 helicopters. BP has not commented on the situation. There is talk in the industry and industrial circles of the Republic of Tatarstan that the plant most likely will not fulfill the plan.

“There will be a maximum of 80, but I would give Ginsburg (Vladimir Ginsburg headed the KVZ on December 8 - ed.) a medal for this,” emphasizes our source in the helicopter industry. According to him, now the situation at Kazan Helicopter Plant is the same as in 2019, when 27 helicopters were assembled only due to the fact that there were backlogs from fuselages riveted in 2018, and as soon as this stock dried up, everything stopped. “In recent years, the plant has actually stopped,” he states.

There are several reasons. Our interlocutor says that one of the main ones is this: an instruction from the former leadership of BP that there are no unfinished products in the shops - riveted, but empty fuselages. “A plant with the current system of production planning cannot work as a conveyor,” explains our interlocutor. - It is necessary that there are always backlogs. Yes, according to the materials, a glider is only 20 percent of a helicopter, but 80 percent in terms of labor intensity and time. And when your fuselages are in a row and you have resolved the issue of financing, you will assemble a helicopter in 8 months, otherwise - in 12-16.

The riveters left without earnings began to quit en masse, and today it is very difficult to find such specialists. As of early summer, the plant needed more than a hundred riveters. As a kind of incident, our interlocutor pointed out: in order to speed up the process, parts of the fuselages for the Kazan Mi-8 were instructed to make the former worst competitor - the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAZ).

Problems in mechanical production. For some types of work, there is a delay of several months, the source says. He pointed out that machining has always been a strength of KHP, but it needed to be supported, injected. At the beginning of the year, Kolesov announced the upcoming technical re-equipment (for 8 billion rubles). When it starts is unknown.

The third weak link is purchased components (PKI). According to the source, in 2018, at the direction of BP, Kazan Helicopter Plant began the transition to an automated system of financial and procurement activities, as a result, even before that, unstable supply turned out to be completely paralyzed and remained so until mid-2020. “The supply system is very overregulated, and therefore purchases are stretched for a long time,” the source explains. — And the suppliers of the 2nd and 3rd levels have their own problems. I am sure that the fuselages will eventually be made, but the main thing today is the purchased products.” Kolesov, according to our interlocutor, is trying in the interests of business to break the existing system of supply and planning. “He, in fact, did not give a damn about the regulations of Russian Helicopters, and the production chain came to life,” our source says.

Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Nazir Kireev, in an interview with BUSINESS Online, pointed out the PKI problem as a paramount one: “The implementation of the plan will depend on the supply of components. Everything that depends on KVZ, he will do completely - the fuselages will be ready. According to our source, the rate of output was supposed to increase in the second half of the year. Kireev noted that Kazan Helicopter Plant traditionally

half or most of the program was done in the last four months.

“Bring a friend”, or what they talk about at Kazan Helicopters

But question number 1 is, of course, working personnel. In the current year, Kazan Helicopter Plant has developed a vigorous activity in the field of recruitment of workers, focusing on agitation for the full load of the enterprise, its financial stability and wage increases. The main production workers and auxiliary workers of the production unit received a 20-30% increase, but nothing is reported about how the increase looks against the background of previous salaries and, as a rule, the piecework nature of such workers. About how deep the personnel gap is, a lot is said by a notion similar to network marketing of the personnel officers of the KVZ. Under the "Bring a Friend" campaign, any employee can recommend their candidate for open vacancies. For each new employee who is employed and has worked for the next three months, the recommender is paid 10 thousand rubles.

At the beginning of the year, 303 basic workers were required. It is reported that more than 400 people came, including 76 who once quit the factory. Here are just almost 250 of the newcomers - students, that is, people from scratch. They were immediately introduced into the brigades in order to quickly get professionals. But will they become one? And will they stay at the factory?

Ansat at the crossroads

But the current difficulties are not so bad. In the end, our source close to BP assures that the plant has no unsolvable problems today. In particular, he drew attention to Minnikhanov's remark that Kolesov had resolved the issue of financial recovery. At the beginning of the year, bad debts accumulated 13.5 billion rubles, today there are none (there is no mention of the cleansing mechanism). The enterprise is fully provided with orders. Until recently, this was an impossible dream. Plan 2023 - 120 helicopters, 2024 - 125.

But there is a more fundamental problem - Ansat engines. As you know, there will be no more deliveries of PW207K from Pratt & Whitney Canada to Russia. Plan-2022 for Ansat is provided with these engines - a stock has been formed, as well as for other imported components, and there are a lot of them in Ansat, as Aleksey Garipov, chief designer of the Design Bureau of Kazan Helicopter Plant, spoke about recently at an aircraft building forum in Kazan. But for 2023, the stocks are no longer enough.

The independent engine building corporation (UEC) will deliver experimental VK-650V by the end of this year or the beginning of next year - this is the Russian replacement for the PW207K. Under them, a completely imported Ansat is being made. The helicopter will have a "glass cockpit", that is, with instruments that ensure flights not only during daylight hours, as it is now, but also at night and in bad weather. Apparently, the machine will combine the developments previously made by the Rychag company controlled by Kolesov and the KVZ Design Bureau - Ansat-RT and Ansat-M, respectively. It will be produced in only one modification, that is, a simpler helicopter with a dashboard with “alarm clocks” is leaving. According to Garipov at the same forum, there is every chance that the helicopter will appear in 2024. Nothing is said about the timing of testing, certification and the start of mass production.

“The number of modifications should be as limited as possible,” says Matveev. “But for Ansat, the main issue is not modernization – today we are talking about the very existence of the program, and it depends on the engines.” The concern is understandable: they have been talking about the creation of the engine for 20 years, there were even real projects, but they were not given a go, and today they are declaring the imminent readiness of the VK-650V, which they began to create only in 2019. According to BUSINESS Online, in connection with the change of the engine in 2023, the release of Ansats is not expected. With a high degree of certainty, the same can be said about 2024.

Kazan Helicopter Plant still has the Mi-38 program, but so far this is a piece production: the plan for 2022 included 12 machines, but sources believe that we are talking about no more than four. In 2023, they intend to make 9.

Salvation - "guillotine" for old helicopters?

The main one, as in previous times, will be the release of the Mi-8/17. For this helicopter, Kolesov began a policy of redistribution of forces, sources indicate. Until recently, foreign orders for the Mi-17 were loaded mainly by UUAZ - its exports exceeded the state defense order and deliveries in Russia. In Kazan, there were mostly "citizen" and state defense orders. Today the situation is changing. In particular, according to some information, fairly large export contracts by today's standards can be signed for Kazan Helicopter Plant. And in general, we are talking about the fact that between KHP and UUAZ there will be parity in terms of the production plan for helicopters, with which distortions were previously observed. One of our sources states that today the Buryat enterprise, due to political support (Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov comes from there), generally has the best position in the industry, the processes of financing, production, receiving orders are perfectly streamlined, a first-class helicopter has been created. He points out that the concept of parity, obviously, should be interpreted more broadly. “Kolesov forced the entire holding to work for Kazan,” our interlocutor said without a shadow of irony.

But one of our sources pointed out a paradoxical thing: today the high plan is a double-edged sword. Yes, Kolesov, thanks to powerful lobbying levers, developed a stormy export activity (countries are not named), but it is obvious that under the conditions of sanctions, hopes for the international market are unsteady. “By and large, there is nowhere to put the helicopters,” our interlocutor says. According to Matveev, there is no reason to count on a tangible growth of the civilian market, and in the short term the demand for military helicopters will be decisive. However, it is obvious that although the orders of the Ministry of Defense are a load, but if we talk about prices, where you sit on the military, you get off there.

As it became known to BUSINESS Online, under these conditions, the leadership of BP approached Rosaviatsia with the initiative to stop maintaining the airworthiness of helicopters as soon as the life of the machine is extended until it is able to fly safely. First of all, we are talking about the oldest type - the Mi-8T. Meanwhile, this is the most massive helicopter in the Russian Federation - 500 machines, and in total there are 1.1 thousand rotorcraft in the industry, of which 800 are domestic. That is, in a few years, civilian helicopter pilots will lose almost half of the fleet and, accordingly, will be forced to buy new ones Mi-8. BUSINESS Online sent a request to BP to comment on the information, but has not yet received a response.

According to our information, the initiative aroused the indignation of the operators. They intend to send a corresponding appeal to the government of the Russian Federation. The helicopter pilots interviewed by BUSINESS Online emphasize that the ban will have an extremely negative impact on the aviation market, including the oil and gas sector, exploration, and the construction industry, as well as reduce the volume of transportation to remote areas, call into question the effectiveness of search and rescue works and air extinguishing of forest fires. Thousands of highly qualified pilots, engineers and technicians will be unemployed. In addition, as statistics and studies of specialized institutes show, the Mi-8T is the safest domestically produced helicopter: modern BP products do not always reach this level.

In general, the idea of such a ban is not new. For the first time, it was proposed by BP holding, by the way, in Kazan, at the forum of the helicopter industry association in November 2018. Ugh

 

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As part of the test program, the Sirius twin-engine drone has already been tested for interaction with manned aircraft, ground systems, as well as with various weapons.

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