Russia sets up engine MRO facility in Vietnam

23 April 2019

Russian defence industrial group Rostec has announced the opening of a new helicopter engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility in Vietnam.

Rostec said in a statement on 22 April that the MRO centre has been set up by Klimov, a Russian manufacturer of military and commercial helicopter engines, which forms part of Rostec subsidiary United Engine Corporation (UEC).

The new facility is located in the southern city of Vũng Tàu, where the Vietnam People’s Air Force (VPAF) and several commercial helicopter operators have bases.

Rostec said that repairs on the first helicopter engine had recently been completed at the facility.

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