Russian Firms Plan MS-21 Hub

A manufacturing and services hub for the MS-21 is to be established in Russia’s Irkutsk Region.

A manufacturing and services hub for the MS-21 is to be established in Russia’s Irkutsk Region.

A contract committing to the development was signed last Thursday (November 27) by the state’s government, the MS-21’s manufacturer United Aircraft Corporation, the Russian Federal Centre for Project Finance, Irkutsk State Technical University and the Irkut Corporation.

The centre, which has no confirmed opening date, will include engineering, subcontracting, certification and test centres.

The government said it also intends to form specialist centres to help small and medium-sized businesses to enter the aerospace supply chain.

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