Working capital will add to the safeguards of the Government
Ministry of Finance issued gosgarantii to 2.17 billion rubles OAO Arsenevskaya aviation company "Progress" to them. Sazykina NI "- is 70% of the loan provided by the company Sberbank Russia. Credit is needed to replenish the revolving fund "progress" on state order issuing combat helicopters Ka-52 ( "Alligator"). According to experts, the gosgaranty means that the State has complied with the obligations of loading "progress" of orders for military aircraft.
Yesterday, the press service of the Ministry of Finance reported about the agency decision on the granting of state guarantees Arsenevskoy aviation company "Progress" in the government anti-crisis measures in support of the strategic organizations, military-industrial complex. Order issued last Friday. As the press service of the Ministry, Inc. "Arsenevskaya Aircraft Company" Progress "to them. NI Sazykina" granted state guarantees worth up to 2.17 billion rubles., Representing 70% of the loan. Beneficiary under the contract for gosgarantii is Sberbank of Russia OAO. Duration of the credit determined until 7 March 2013.
OJSC "Airline Arsenevskaya" Progress "to them. N. Sazykina produces combat attack helicopters Ka-50 (Black Shark), Ka-52 (" Alligator "), 3M-80 missiles, 3M-82 anti missile system" Mosquito " . In 2008, joined the corporation Oboronprom "and administered by entering the" Oboronprom JSC "Helicopters of Russia". According to the Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (TSAST) in 2008 revenues of "progress" from the sales amounted to 3, 335 billion rubles., Net profit - 17,5 million rubles. Products produced only in the state order.
Ka-52 - double modification known impactor Ka-50 Black Shark ", which is operated by one pilot. Maximum takeoff weight Ka-52 - 11.3 tons, armament - 12 anti-tank guided missiles "whirlwind", a 30-millimeter 2A42 gun (460 rounds), 4 missiles air-to-air missiles "Igla", 80 unguided missiles, C - 8 blocks B8V20. Speeds: The maximum in the horizontal flight - 310 km / h, cruising - 270 km / h, with the dive - 350 km / h. Static ceiling - 3.6 km, dynamic - 5,5 km. Range - 275 km.
Serial production of the Ka-52 began on the "Progress" at the end of last year. Recall the fate of the Ka-52, which the developer OAO Kamov proposed as the main future combat helicopter for the Air Force of Russia, has long been unclear. In 2003, the decision by the Air Force Command was adopted competitor "Alligator" - attack helicopter Mi-28N Night Hunter "(now made Rostov Helicopter Plant), and later the Ministry of Defense announced the need to purchase about 20 Ka-52 helicopters for use in special operations. According to some reports, in 2009 the Russian armed forces should receive 12 Alligator, a total order Arsenevskoy state aviation company in the period up to 2013 is about 30 units. In addition, the issue of export shipments of cars, among the likely buyers - Turkey, India, and presumably Venezuela.
Currently, according to the press service of "progress", the plant operates only on the State Contract for the production of the Ka-52 Ka-50 and the "Mosquito." According to Deputy Director of the Department of Transport and Industry, Primorsky Krai Viktor Starchenko, state order to ensure "progress" sufficient to load the volume of business. However, the JSC is the difficulty of working capital due to accumulated debt of the credit for the period from 2000 to 2006, when the plant was loaded at 30-40% capacity. "Progress" are badly needed funds for the implementation of the state defense order, but in terms of production and human resources it is fully prepared to work ", - noted the official.
In spring 2009, the Board of Directors of OAO Arsenevskaya Aircraft Company "Progress" to them. NI Sazykina "endorsed the decision to open a credit line in Sberbank of Russia to replenish the working capital required for the execution of state orders. Yesterday at JSC told that "this amount to 2.17 billion rubles. May indeed correspond to one of the loans under the credit line open Savings Bank of Russia for the company for a period up to 2013." But to comment on the situation on the "Progress" has not yet started due to the fact that "so far no official documents for the extradition of gosgarantii for business has not been received." Expert Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, Konstantin Makiyenko noted that gosgarantii to get a loan - is now a standard mechanism for support of Capital. " He believes that if the Ministry of Finance ordered gosgarantiyah and Savings Bank agreed to lend to "Progress" in these circumstances, the "state defense order for the company is not cast."
Victor Starchenko believes that the current and next year are "transitional" to "progress". "When a spin, the obligations under these loans will be performed. As part of the diversification of production in the future, it is loading" progress "and the civil war (the Ka-62) products equally," - explained Mr. Starchenko.