ROSTOV-ON-DON, March 17. /TASS/. The Lugansk Aviation Repair Plant will resume the repair of helicopter engines within three months together with the Rostec State Corporation, LPR Minister of Industry and Trade Timur Samatov said during the Federal Practice internship in Rostov-on-Don.
In February, during a working trip, Deputy Prime Minister Denis Manturov instructed to quickly resume the work of the Luhansk Aviation Repair Plant, which has been idle since 2014. On his behalf, the United Engine Corporation (part of the state corporation Rostec) joined in solving this problem.
“We had a visit from Denis Manturov, on his behalf, we are resuming (the work) of our Lugansk aircraft repair plant together with the Rostec Group of Companies. The first group has already arrived, now we are actively doing an inventory, signed a roadmap, and within three months it is planned to start production This plant repairs helicopter engines, including TV3-117 engines, this is the main engine for the Mi-8 and Mi-17,” Samatov said.
Earlier, the Deputy Prime Minister stated that the issue of wage arrears to the employees of the enterprise would be resolved. Additional training will be provided if necessary. In a year and a half, the enterprise should reach the indicators that were before the shutdown of its work.
In order to maintain a unified industrial policy, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia has initiated and is implementing the Federal Practice program. It is intended for the regional executive power in the field of industry. The program contributes to solving the priority problems of territorial development.