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Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company continues full-scale fulfillment of the state defense order

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: Russian Federation Aircraft: Helicopters

Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company, part of Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation), continues the fulfillment of the state defense order; the works are being carried out on schedule and at full scale. At present, the effort involves over 4,000 company employees.
Throughout the last week, basing on the accord with the regional administration, Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company was gradually increasing the number of employees involved. As they continue their work, the plant team observes all requirements and sanitary and epidemiological standards imposed by the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor).

At the entrance check-point, the employees sanitize their hands with disinfectant agents and receive personal protective equipment. In addition, thermographic cameras are being installed at the entrance check-point for fast and non-contact measurement of the employees' body temperature. During the day, the employees sanitize their hands with antiseptic and keep the recommended 1.5 meter distance at their workplaces. Premises are treated with disinfecting solutions. The plant's radio regularly broadcasts reminders of the necessity to strictly observe the preventive measures. 

During the self-isolation period, the company's sewing facility produced 9,000 protective reusable masks. In addition to that, the employees also received disposable masks and gloves. The works on the fulfillment of the state defense order are carried out on schedule and at full scale. Therefore, no annual output forecast or financial target is being revised, neither is it considered to defer any payments under the company's credit liabilities. Production-related issues are constantly monitored by the Managing Director.

According to the local office for prevention of the coronavirus infection, as of 16 April, no COVID-19 cases are registered in Arsenyev. JSC “Russian Helicopters”, a part of Rostec State Corporation, is a leading player in the global helicopter industry, the sole Russian designer and manufacturer of helicopters. The Holding Company was established in 2007 and is headquartered in Moscow. We operate five helicopter assembly plants, two design bureaus, component production and maintenance enterprises, aircraft repair plants and one helicopter service company providing after-sales support in Russia and abroad. The customers of the Holding Company are the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Home Affairs, EMERCOM of Russia, and other state customers, Gazpromavia, UTair Aviation company, large Russian and foreign companies.

State Corporation Rostec is one of the largest industrial companies in Russia. It unites more than 800 scientific and industrial organizations in 60 regions of the country. Its key areas of activity are transport engineering, electronics, medical technology, chemistry and innovative materials. Rostec holdings form three clusters: electronics, weapons and aviation. The corporation’s portfolio includes such well-known brands as AvtoVAZ, KAMAZ, Kalashnikov, Russian Helicopters, Uralvagonzavod and others. Rostec is active in the implementation of all 12 national projects. The company is a key provider of Smart City technology, it is engaged in the digitalization of public administration, industry and social sectors, and it is developing plans for the development of 5G wireless technologies, an Industrial Internet of Things, big data and blockchain systems. Rostec partners with leading world manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, Pirelli and Renault. The corporation’s products are delivered to more than 100 countries worldwide. Almost a third of the company's revenue comes from the export of high-tech products.



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