Russia and India will sign a contract on the delivery of 200 Ka-226 multirole helicopters well as Mi-171A2 helicopter in several months.
“We will sign a contract on the delivery of 200 Ka-226 helicopters for the Indian Defence Ministry later this year, but most likely in early 2018,” Russian Helicopters CEO Andrei Boginsky told RIA news agency.
Boginsky said an India-based joint venture which will provide the helicopter assembly and service maintenance, is currently operating successfully.
The Ka-226 series of helicopters are designed by the Kamov Design Bureau, part of Russian Helicopters company. It is a lightweight, twin-engine utility helicopter, which features an interchangeable mission pod, allowing the use of various payload configurations. Read More…