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    Company’s CEO Alexander Mikheev said that Russian Helicopters holding company plans to manufacture approximately 200 helicopters this year.

    KAZAN (Sputnik) The Russian Helicopters holding company plans to manufacture approximately 200 helicopters this year, the company’s CEO Alexander Mikheev said Wednesday.

    "Overall, in 2016 we have a common production program of 200 helicopters," Mikheev told reporters, without elaborating on production figures the previous year.

    The 2016 estimate includes both Russian state defense orders and export-oriented production.

    Russian Helicopters is a leading player in the global helicopter industry and one of the few companies worldwide with the capability to design, manufacture, service and test modern civilian and military helicopters, according to a statement on the company's website.

    Russian Helicopters' earnings in 2014, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), increased by 22.8 percent with 271 helicopters delivered.

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    helicopters, Russian Helicopters Holding, Alexander Mikheev, Russia
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