06:15 GMT +319 December 2018
Listen Live
    Mechanics work on a Ka-52K Katran helicopter at the Progress aviation plant in the Primorsky Territory

    Egypt Appeals to Russia for Supplies of Helicopters for Mistral Ships

    © Sputnik / Vitaliy Ankov
    Military & Intelligence
    Get short URL
    0 147

    Anatoly Punchuk, deputy director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), said that FSMTC received n appeal from the Egyptian side for the supplies of shipborne Ka-52.

    PARIS (Sputnik) – Egypt has appealed to Russia to supply Ka-52 helicopters (NATO reporting name: Hokum B) for Mistral helicopter carriers, Anatoly Punchuk, deputy director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), said Tuesday.

    "We received an appeal from the Egyptian side for the supplies of shipborne Ka-52. The customer is considering the possibility of forming several helicopter squadrons. The exact amount will be agreed in the course of further negotiations," Punchuk said.

    Related:

    Egypt Had to Buy Mistral Ships to Boost Defense Amid Security Threats
    First France-Made Mistral Warship Arrives in Egypt
    Mission Cleopatra: Egypt's Mistral Taking Part in Joint Drills With France
    Russia Likely to Install Equipment on Egypt's Mistral Warships
    Tags:
    Ka-52, Anatoly Punchuk, Russia, Egypt
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik