Russia will soon have one united national helicopter holding founded on the MI helicopter company, said Federal Agency for Industry head Boris Alyoshin yesterday. He said he submitted a proposal for the creation of such a holding with the Ministry of Industry and Energy. At present the exact composition of the new holding has not yet been determined. Nevertheless, it is expected that all companies affiliated with the Mil Moscow Helicopter Factory will join the holding.
Alyoshin said at present the Kamov helicopter company has not yet decided whether it will join the new holding. There are also questions regarding Kamov's assets. Therefore, the holding will be founded on the MI helicopter company.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18