A number of European organizations, Despite the sanctions policy, continue cooperation with Russia in the sphere of production of the Russian civil helicopters, said on Wednesday correspondents, the head of the holding company Rostec "Helicopters of Russia" Alexander Mikheyev.
"Foreign (European) organizations are willing to participate in cooperation on production of our civil helicopters," said Mikheyev held in Le Bourget international aviation and space salon Paris Air Show.
He said that a lot of helicopters operated in the European Union, such as firefighting Ka-VS, which are widely used in extinguishing fires in the Pyrenees and in Italy.
"We meet and hold regular dialogues with our cooperation partners, Snecma, Turbomeca, Agusta, companies in the manufacture of aircraft equipment, avionics. Despite the sanctions situation, I would like to note that we have continued interaction. A large enough demand to participate in the creation and production platforms ", - noted the head of the Russian holding.
the majority of European organizations have expressed interest and offer their services in the service program of service of Russian helicopters, said Mikheyev.
"Helicopters of Russia" - one of the world leaders in the helicopter industry. Holding, one of the few in the world, has the capacity of design, manufacturing, testing and technical service of modern civil and military helicopters." Russian helicopters is a subsidiary Company of Oboronprom, part of state Corporation rostec.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when expanded sanctions list of the USA.