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In Primorye, will produce a twin-engined aircraft based on An-2

Twin-engine civil aircraft based on the An-2 will be produced in Primorye, thanks to the support of enterprises of the military-industrial complex, caught in a difficult economic situation due to the reduction of the state order, according to the government of the region.

The grant is intended for realization of investment projects for the production of civilian products. According to the Minister of industry and trade of Primorski Krai Sergey Kalitina, which are contained in the message, the recipient can become the company planning to organize the production of civilian goods.

He added that "this is a totally new aircraft project, which will be in demand not only in domestic but also in foreign market." The authorities note that the total implementation costs of the pilot project will be 60 million rubles. It funds for the purchase of equipment for production, design work, procurement of materials and equipment.

Several projects may become participants of the program. Including the construction of a head of a crab boat at OOO "Vostochnaya Verf".

"The company was the first in the far East began construction of vessels of fishermen under the programme for investment quotas. Taking into account the implementation of the new project there is a large number of additional costs associated with the construction, not considered in the project. To avoid disruption of the performance of the lead and reduce the burden of the enterprise for its release, it is expected to subsidise part of the cost according to the principle of Federal subsidies for the construction of the tanker at SSK "Star" – are reported words of the regional Minister.

Also at Arsenyev aviation company "Progress" it is planned to upgrade the foundry. Estimated volume of investments will exceed 170 million rubles.

Earlier it was reported that in Primorye will create a regional Fund of support of industrial enterprises for assistance, including the enterprises of the military-industrial complex of the aircraft plant "Progress", "East shipyard" and others. According to the Governor of the region Oleg Kozhemyako, the financing will be carried out jointly with the Federal Fund for development of the industry.

Arsenyev aviation company "Progress" named after N. I. Sazykin - one of the enterprises of the holding "Helicopters of Russia", among the other produces attack helicopters Ka-52 "alligator", prepares serial production of multi-purpose civil Ka-62.

JSC "Eastern shipyard" in Vladivostok serial builds boats for the Navy, patrol ships for the Coast guard of the Border service of FSB of Russia, as well as small and medium-sized fishing vessels.