Russian Helicopters has signed supply contracts for aviation inventory for helicopters that are in service for the Indonesian Air Force and the Royal Thai Armed Forces.
The contract signed with the Indonesian authorities is to supply rotor blade sets for the Mi-35P helicopters that are in service in the Indonesian Air Force. Under the contract, the Russian holding is to deliver the goods in Q2 2017, the company said in a statement last week.
Under the contract signed with the Thai client, Russian Helicopters will supply aviation inventory for the Mi-17V-5 helicopters operated by the Royal Thai Armed Forces, including lifting rotor and anti-torque rotor sets.
“Presently, the Southeast Asian market is a priority for our holding,” said Igor Chechikov, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for After Sales Service Igor Chechikov, “as demand for Russian helicopters is stable in this region. Signing contracts is an important step towards the further strengthening of our cooperation. We are ready to supply spare parts to ensure the proper operation of the Russian-made helicopters throughout their lifecycle.”
Also, at the expo, the top managers of Russian Helicopters met with representatives of the Myanmar military agencies.
At Army 2016 expo, Russian Helicopters managers also met with the Ministry of Defense delegation as well as representatives of the Myanmar military agencies. The forum guests were also given a presentation and received technical and commercial offers on the repair and maintenance of Mi-24P helicopters.
According to its press release, Russian Helicopters presently carries out repairs of four Mi-24P transport and military helicopters operated by the Myanmar Air Force under contracts signed in 2015. Once the work is successfully completed, the parties may sign further contracts.
Russian Helicopters has won a tender to supply aviation inventory for the Mi-8/17 helicopters of the Air Force of Peru. The contract is expected to be signed in September 2016
Russian Helicopters has conducted a technical examination of the Iranian Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) to authorize it as the only Mi-series aircraft and components repair enterprise in Iran Russian experts carried out technical examination of the Iranian company during July 2016, the company announced Thursday. During the talks between Russian Helicopters representatives and their Iranian colleagues, an action plan was developed for reequipping the aircraft repair enterprise - IHSRC and its subsequent authorization as the only comprehensive center for maintenance and overhaul of the Mi-17/171 civilian helicopters in Iran
Russian Helicopters plans to sign a contract with India by yearend to overhaul three Mi-26 heavy military helicopters. "India is a key strategic partner for Russian Helicopters Group and a major operator of Russian-made rotorcraft
Russia and Thailand have signed an intergovernmental agreement on military cooperation, TASS reports Thursday. According to a source in the Russian embassy in Bangkok, the agreement was signed by Deputy Director of Russias Federal Service for Military Cooperation Mikhail Petukhov and Director of the Joint Logistics of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters Vice Admiral Tiwa Daramuang
Russia will implement a deal on delivery of three Sukhoi Superjet planes to Thailand. "Two planes have already been delivered to the leadership of Thailand's Armed Forces through Rosoboronexport," said Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department of Russia's Rostec State Corporation Victor Kladov
Thailands navy is currently coordinating process for a government-to-government purchase of three Chinese-built Yuan-class submarines, Thailand's Deputy Premier Prawit Wongsuwan said. Prawit, who is concurrently the defense minister, declined to tell how soon the coordinating process for the submarines purchase deal will be completed but confirmed that a regular budget for the navy to procure the first of the three Yuan-class S26T subs within this year has already been earmarked and approved for current fiscal year, Xinhua reported Tuesday
Thailand has made provision in the 2017 fiscal budget for part payment of the first Chinese Yuan Class submarine worth 13.5 billion Baht (US$ 37 million) the bill for which has already been approved by the National Legislative Assembly
The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) is expected to take a month to investigate the cause of the fighter aircraft that went down killing the pilot during a childrens day airshow at the souther airbase of Hat Yai on Saturday. RTAF Security Office director Vice Air Marshal Sorakit Mangsing said one month was needed to investigate numerous factors which could have caused the incident
Thailands ministry of defense has terminated the contract to buy Ukrainian tanks due to the failure of supplies of the equipment from the Kievs side. According to the contract signed in 2011, the Thai army was to receive 49 tanks by October 2017
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