Italy, Russia Restart Joint Venture To Build AW189s In Russia

Credit: AW189: AgustaWestland
LONDON – Russia’s Rostec and Rosneft state corporations have agreed on a strategic partnership with Italy’s Finmeccanica to build the AW189 super-medium helicopter in the Russian Federation. The deal, signed Dec. 29 and announced by Rosneft on Dec. 31, will essentially attempt to re-establish the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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