​Rostec holding joins France’s Microturbo to build helicopter engines

Image from the press release of ‘Technodynamics’ group
Despite sanctions, Technodinamika, a new subsidiary of the Russian state technology company Rostec has teamed up with the French gas turbine maker Microturbo to produce helicopter engines.

The two companies have agreed to jointly produce a new auxiliary power unit (APU) for the Russian Saphir 15 helicopter, and look for other international markets for their product.

Technodynamika's head Maxim Kuzyuk called the agreement a “confirmation of the effective development and consolidation of the business contacts of Technodinamika with its foreign partners, even in the conditions that are challenging for Russian economy.”

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“It is important for us to make a statement to the whole world – that we are ready to offer top-level products, that we are ready to compete with the leading world manufacturers,” Kuzyuk said. “We are a modern company with an up-to-date approach to work, which is able to offer comprehensive innovative solutions for the aircraft market.”

The Russian Aircraft equipment group has been rebranded into Technodinamika, and it unites 36 Russian manufacturers that produce parts and accessory for such industries, as oil and gas, transport, and power. It also specializes in the production of aerial vehicles’ systems.