Russia, India may sign new contract on supply of 48 Mi-17V-5 helicopters

Russian Helicopters plans to sign a contract for supplying 48 Mi-17V-5 utility helicopters to India in 2016, the company’s Deputy CEO Alexander Shcherbinin said at the Singapore Airshow 2016 on Tuesday.

Russian Helicopters plans to sign a contract for supplying 48 Mi-17V-5 utility helicopters to India in 2016, the company’s Deputy CEO Alexander Shcherbinin said at the Singapore Airshow 2016 on Tuesday.

"In 2015, 3 helicopters were supplied under earlier made contracts. We plan to reach agreements with the Indian side on supply of a new batch of rotorcraft in 2016," he said, adding that the issue is about 48 Mi-17V-5 helicopters. According to Shcherbinin, the contract will be fulfilled through Rosoboronexport.

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