Russian Helicopters has won a contract with Balochistan provincial government to supply a Mi-171 helicopter.
The helicopter is expected to be delivered in the first part of this year. The government of Balochistan will use its first Russian civilian Mi-171 for transporting passengers and cargo, sanitation tasks, patrolling and emergency response, the company said in a statement Thursday.
“Our victory in the tender is a natural indication that Russian helicopters are most suitable for use in this region. We expect that the Pakistani authorities will continue to increase the volume of deliveries of Russian rotorcraft in the future. There are preconditions for that already,” said Russian Helicopters Deputy CEO for Marketing and Business Development Alexander Shcherbinin.
The Mi-17- type helicopter was chosen for Balochistan due to its proven reliability and efficiency in a wide variety of climates, ability to store without a hangar, ease of maintenance and operation in areas with limited development of ground infrastructure.
Bangladesh has planned to procure eight Multi-role Combat Aircraft, medium lift helicopters and radars for its Air Force in the current fiscal year. Besides procurement deals were signed in the 2015-16 fiscal year to procure two training helicopters, one Short Range Air Defence Radar (SHORAD) system, one Long Range Air Defence Radar and 11 PT-6 Basic Trainer planes for making the Bangladesh Air Force more dynamic, Law Minister Anisul Huq was quoted as saying by local media Thursday
Russian Helicopters has manufactured two multi-purpose Mil Mi-171 helicopters for China, the holdings press service said on Monday. As per the contract signed in 2015 with China General Aviation Service Co Ltd for two helicopters, Mi-171s are equipped with auxiliary power unit SAFIR, designed to supply air to engine starters or environmental control systems, which allows transporting bulky cargo of up to 4 tonnes, TASS reports
Russian Helicopters will showcase a Mi-171A2, an Ansat and a Ka-226T in the passenger mode at the 8th International Airshow, November 16-19 on Kish Island, Iran. Russian Helicopters will show a wide range of multirole civilian rotorcraft with goals to increase demand in Iran and from other customers in the Middle East
Russian Helicopters will begin serial production of its newest helicopter, the MI-171A2, in the first quarter of 2017. "Our challenge in the first quarter of 2017 is to get the certificate and launch mass production," Leonid Belykh, managing director of the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAZ) was quoted as saying by TASS
Russian Helicopters has signed a number of contracts to supply seven Ka-32A11BC and two Mi-171 helicopters to China. The Fire Department of the Department of Public Safety, Qingdao, China, will receive two Ka-31A11BC helicopters in firefighting version in 2016, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The Russian state-run defense corporation, Rostec which is under US sanctions has lashed out at a US periodical for not including Russian Helicopters in their yearly list of top 100 defense companies. Rostec questioned Defense News as to how the periodical drop ‘Russian helicopters from its yearly list when it has been on every list of major global defense companies for the previous five years
Pakistan has received Russian convertible Mi-171E helicopter, which can assist for missions in passenger and freight carriage or in medical, search and rescue operations. Russian Helicopters has delivered Mi-171E helicopter in a convertible option to representatives of Pakistans Baluchistan Province
Rosoboronexport has signed a contract for the supply of an additional batch of Mi-171E helicopters to the People's Republic of China at the MAKS-2017 International Aviation and Space Salon, "We signed a contract for the supply of an additional batch of Mi-171E transport helicopters and their property to China. Our partners will receive 4 cars
Russian Helicopters will display the newly developed Mi-171Sh-VN advanced military transport helicopter at next week's MAKS-17 show. The Mi-171Sh-VN is the new version of the Mi-8/17 military transport helicopter; its main features being extensive armoring and weaponry
Following last weeks contract signing with Bangladesh to supply five Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters, Rosoboronexport is negotiating to sell civilian Ansats and Mi-171s choppers. “We negotiated with the Bangladesh delegation visiting HeliRussia-2017 late in May this year
Russia is likely to sign an agreement on deliveries of 48 Mi-17B-5 helicopters to India this year. "I am sure that this year the deal on delivery of 48 Mi-17V-5 helicopters to India will be signed," Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department of Russia's Rostec State Corporation Victor Kladov said Wednesday
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