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Russia’s East European MRO business grows

12th January 2018 - 15:12 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov in Sofia


Russian Helicopters has reported good growth in its MRO business in Eastern Europe. Towards the end of last year there were two major MRO contracts snatched by the Russian helicopter manufacturer, with customers  from NATO member states.

The first of these cover the overhaul of up to 12 Mi-24V/P attack helicopters belonging to the Hungarian military, with an initial budget of €30.4 million ($36 million) for the programme approved in 2017 by the Hungarian government.

Eight of these were transported to Russia onboard an Antonov An-124 Ruslan airlifter in November to December, to undergo overhaul and life extension at

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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