Launch of the activities of a maintenance, repair and overhaul factory for military helicopters. Location: Nakasongola. A joint initiative of the Ugandan Army, NEC and the Russian company Pro-heli. The plant specializes in major repairs, service and overhaul of Mi-18, Mi-9 and Mi-24 helicopters. The goal of the facility is to eventually become a center not only for all of East Africa, including UN missions that use Russian helicopters, but also for the entire continent (January 2022).