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.
Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise will work with the Ulan-Ude plant on filling India's order as well as continue the full assembly of the helicopter for domestic clients.
Russia and India signed a joint Ka-226T helicopter manufacturing agreement at the October 15-16 Goa summit. Under the agreement, India and Russia Helicopter had Joint Ventured to Manufacture 190 Helicopters in 9 years.
According to the contract, the first 60 helicopters will be produced in Russia, and the production of the remaining 140 helicopters is being planned in India. In addition to the assembly, the agreement provides for maintenance, operation, repairs and technical support cooperation.
The Kamov Ka-226 is a small, twin-engined Russian utility helicopter. The Ka-226 features an interchangeable mission pod, rather than a conventional cabin, allowing the use of various accommodation or equipment configurations. The Ka-226 entered service in 2002.
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A facility to manufacture KA-226T helicopters in India by a recently formed company, Indo Russian Helicopter Pvt. Ltd
Russian Federal Aviation Agency (Rosaviation) has certified the Ka-226T helicopter as fit for operation at high temperatures. The certification makes it possible to start exporting the helicopters to countries with the hot climate
Light helicopter Ka-226T, developed by Russian Helicopters has become a pilot project on the creation and production of helicopters through information technology. Digital manufacturing will greatly simplify the development of new modifications as well as upgrades and design changes according to the customers requirements
Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginskiy is scheduled to meet Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman to discuss when to sign a contract and what production facility to use for a JV manufacturing Ka-226T helicopters in India. Besides, Boginskiy will discuss with Mrs
Russias state hi-tech corporation Rostec is expecting to start initial deliveries of 10 Kamov Ka-226T helicopters to India by this year once it receives the payment. "We are planning to deliver the first batch of 10 helicopters after we receive the first payment
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