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07:59 AM, December 6, 2013

Russian Helicopters has delivered a Mi-26T, first of the type–capable of carrying a 44,000-pound payload, to Kazakhstan’s Emergencies Ministry.  

The helicopter was delivered after an overhaul and modifications at a repair facility in Novosibirsk, Russia. Kazakhstan has commissioned Russian Helicopters to overhaul and modify two Mi-26 military helicopters, which had previously been in storage for 20 years.

They will be used for diverse operations, including fire fighting and evacuations, the manufacturer was quoted as saying AIN Online. 

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