Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article

Russian Def Ministry signs $4 bln deal to procure 140 helicopters


Mi-38. Photo: Russian Helicopters.

MOSCOW (BNS): Russian Defence Ministry has signed a $4 billion contract with Russian Helicopters for the procurement of 140 helicopters.

According to a news report in RIA Novosti, the deal has been delayed for a long time due to price related disputes but finally the contract was signed on August 31.

"As per the deal, until 2020, Russian Helicopters will supply 140 helicopters to the Defence Ministry," Andrei Reus, director general of the state-owned Oboronprom Corporation, was quoted as saying in the news report.

The news report also added that, Russian Helicopters has allocated $200-250 million for research and development work, mainly helicopters such as Mi-38, Ka-62, Mi-34S1 and Mi-17.

Other Related News

Indian Navy takes delivery of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 'Vikrant'

The Indian Navy has taken delivery of the country's first indigenously built aircraft carrier 'Vikrant' from its manufacturer, Cochin Shipyard Ltd, ahead of its scheduled commissioning next month. The aircraft carrier, built at a cost of around Rs 20,000 crore, successfully completed the fourth and final phase of sea trials three weeks back.

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2022

Brahmand World Defence Update

Image Gallery