Rosoboronexport and UAC signed a sales promotion program for the global military aircraft market
July 28, 2016, Moscow/ State special exporter Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) have signed a Program to promote military aircraft on external markets for the period of 2016-2019. The document was signed by Rosoboronexport Director General Anatoly Isaykin and UAC President Yury Slyusar.
“The Program will enhance the efficiency of our cooperation in promoting Russian aircraft on the international market. This will help us expand our sales geography and increase exports of combat, military transport, combat trainer and special aircraft. Among them are Su and MiG fighters, Yak-130 combat trainers, Il-76MD-90A military transports and Be-200 amphibious aircraft,” said Rosoboronexport Director General Anatoly Isaykin.
Yury Slyusar, President of UAC, said: “We appreciate our joint work with Rosoboronexport, and we are really interested in high effectiveness of our cooperation. Export is an important part of UAC sales and we are proud that Russian military aircraft have a good reputation abroad, and we’ll do our best to strengthen it.”
Under the Program, the parties plan to jointly analyze foreign markets, coordinate their marketing activities in accordance with the overall strategy for promotion of aviation equipment on the international market, and conduct multimedia presentations to potential customers.
The Program will make it possible to implement Rosoboronexport’s strategy aimed at improving the marketing efficiency of Russian weapons and military equipment on the arms market.
Earlier, Rosoboronexport signed a similar document with the Russian Helicopters Holding Company.
Rosoboronexport is the only state-owned arms trade company in the Russian Federation authorized to export the full range of military and dual-purpose products, technologies and services. It is a subsidiary of the Rostec Corporation.
Founded on 4 November, 2000, now Rosoboronexport is one of the leading world arms exporters to the international market. Its share in Russia’s military exports exceeds 85 percent. Rosoboronexport cooperates with more than 700 enterprises and organizations in the Russian defence industrial complex. Russia maintains military technical cooperation with more than 70 countries around the world.
Rostec Corporation is a Russian corporation established in 2007 to support development, manufacturing, and exports of high tech defense and civilian products.
It includes 663 companies which are currently grouped in 9 defense industry and 6 civilian industry holdings, as well as 32 directly controlled companies. Such famous brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA and others are on Rostec’s portfolio. Rostec companies are present in 60 constituencies of the Russian Federation, and export products to over 70 countries. In 2014 Rostec’s revenue amounted to 964.5 bln. Rubles. Its tax liabilities exceeded 147.8 bln. Rubles.
The United Aircraft Corporation was created in 2006 in order to consolidate Russia’s main aviation assets.
The Corporation was created with a view to preserve and develop the scientific and production potential of the Russian aviation industry, to ensure the state’s security and defense capabilities, to pool intellectual, industrial and financial resources.
UAC’s companies carry out a full range of services – from aircraft development to service and utilization – owning the rights to such world renown brands as Sukhoi, MiG, Ilyushin, Tupolev, Beriev, as well as new brands – SSJ 100 and MC-21. The Corporation’s assets are located in a number of Russia’s regions. Mr. Yury Slyusar is UAC’s President.