During the Seventh International Exhibition of Technology for Defense and Prevention of Natural Disasters SITDEF-2019 held in the Lima, Peru, in May 2019, Russian Helicopters announced the creation of a mobile service center for maintenance of Mi-171Sh helicopters.
“We are working closely with our Peruvian partners in creating a mobile service center for maintenance of the multi-purpose Mi-171Sh helicopter in close to the city of Arequipa. The holding has currently finished the first installation and commissioning stage under a contract with Rosoboronexport. Further work will continue in October, as agreed with the Peruvian side. We are planning to finish all operations this year and provide further support to our partners during the first helicopter repairs”, said the Deputy Director General for Aftersales Services, Igor Chechikov.
The service center consists of three different maintenance lines: for full airframe overhaul of the Mi-171Sh, mechanical system aggregate maintenance and aviation/radioelectric equipment maintenance.