3 September 2011, 11:32

Russia’s Defense Ministry to receive 140 helicopters by 2020

Russia’s Defense Ministry to receive 140 helicopters by 2020

By 2020, Russia’s state corporation Oboronprom is to supply more than 140 helicopters Russia’s Defense Ministry. The contract to that effect worth more than $4 billion has been signed Saturday, the general director of Oboronprom Andrey Reus said.

By 2020, Russia’s state corporation Oboronprom is to supply more than 140 helicopters Russia’s Defense Ministry.

The contract to that effect worth more than $4 billion has been signed Saturday, the general director of Oboronprom Andrey Reus said. 

He also said that the first pilot shipment of Ka-52K combat helicopters for Mistral helicopter carriers will be completed in 2012.

Russia’s Defense Ministry signed a contract with France for the construction of two Mistral helicopter carriers and the license for their production in Russia.

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