Alpha Design, Elbit in US$30 Million Mi-17 Modernization Pact

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  • 08:27 AM, February 16, 2017
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Alpha Design, Elbit in US$30 Million Mi-17 Modernization Pact
IAF Mi-17 Modernization

Alpha Design Technologies of India today announced the signing of a $30 million contract with Elbit Systems to upgrade the Indian Air Force's Russian origin MI-17 helicopter upgrade program.

The program involves upgrading of 90 Mi-17 helicopters and Alpha Design, as the major offset partner, will be manufacturing all key sub-units at its Bengaluru factory. Alpha Design’s scope of work will involve manufacturing of key sub-units such as smart displays, new cockpit, transponder, Digital Voice Recorder (DVR), Missile Launch Detection Systems (MILDS), Cables, Brackets, etc.

India is one of the world's largest operators of Mi-17 helicopters dating back to several decades.

 

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