Russian Helicopters has won a tender for supplying parts for Peruvian Air Force’s Mi-8 helicopters and will begin deliveries in 2017.
The new contracts will help obstruct the spread of counterfeit parts that put crew and aircraft safety at risk, the company's deputy CEO, Grigory Kozlov was quoted as saying by Sputnik News Friday.
"In September 2016, the holding won another tender for delivering spare parts for Mi-8/17 helicopters to the Peruvian Air Force. After signing the corresponding contracts, Peru will start receiving spare parts directly from the manufacturer of the helicopters in the beginning of 2017," Kozlov told reporters.
According to Russian Helicopters, over 400 Russia-made helicopters are currently being operated in Latin America and the Caribbean. The most popular models are those of the Mil Mi-8/17 series, amounting to 320 units.
The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Peru for Reconditioned Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicles for an estimated cost of $668 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 2, 2016
Indian startup, Tonbo Imaging has bagged $100 million contract to manufacture and export ‘night vision sights for guns that will be fitted on Peruvian Army rifles. Tonbo will be supplying the night vision sights to US-based Unified Weapon Systems (UWS) which will supply the rifles to Peru
Rosoboronexport's delivery of R-312ATs radios to meet requirements of the Army Communications Service will help Peru's defense ministry to save more than US$ 12.5 million
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
Peru will acquire signals intelligence (SIGINT) equipment for its Fokker 50 aircraft for an estimated $25 million. The government has asked companies interested in bidding to submit technical-economic proposals by December 26
The Peruvian Air Force (FAP, per its Spanish acronym) carries on with the avionics systems upgrade program of its main combat, transport, training, and helicopter fleets. “New leaps in technology demand that we acquire and develop a diagnostic solution compatible with a wide range of our aerial platforms,” FAP Colonel Armando Pomar Galdós, commander of SELEC, was quoted as saying by
Russian Helicopters will supply four transport-combat Mi-35M helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan in 2018. The deliveries will be carried out through Rosoboronexport
Russian Helicopters has considered to participate in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 regional investment forum in India. The eighth biennial Vibrant Gujarat forum is taking place in state of Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar on January 10-13
Russian Helicopters will launch the second production site for Ka-226T helicopters at its Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to accelerate the assembly and delivery of the choppers to India. "The Russian Helicopters Holding is creating a complementary production site of the Ka-226T helicopter at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant in order to accelerate the fulfillment of the intergovernmental agreement on assembly and delivery of this latest light helicopter to India, the company announced Monday
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