NEW DELHI, 17 March. / TASS /. United Aircraft Corporation and the Indian company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed an agreement of service support Su-30MKI Indian Air Force, reports Trend. TASS reported from the signing ceremony.
The agreement was signed by the president KLA Slyusarev Jury and Chairman of the corporation HAL Suvarna Raju in the presence of the head of Russian Industry and Trade Denis Manturov and Acting Minister of Defence of India Arun Dzheytli in the framework of the Russian-Indian military-industrial conference. The contract will be valid for five years, with possible extension.
President of the KLA, said the company is not only interested in increasing the volume of technology supply, but also in improving the speed and quality of after-sales service, building an integrated customer support system. "The right to perform service abroad - an important step in this direction, we believe that this will significantly increase the efficiency of the KLA after-sales service of our products abroad, we also look forward to growth in revenue from this direction.." - Slusar said.
According to the KLA, the fleet of Su-30MKI in India has more than 230 units, and in the future will exceed 270 aircraft. The planned volume of shipments in the next five years could reach $ 300 million. In December 2016 the KLA has acquired the right to supply spare parts, as well as for repairs and maintenance of the park earlier delivered aircraft abroad.
"Together with the work on software licensed production, repair and modernization of the Su and MiG aircraft, the KLA together with HAL is working on a program of joint development of aircraft, such as prospective multifunctional fighter (FGFA)", - said the head of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov.
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