21/12/2017 11:23

Russian Ministry of Defence contracts Mi-8AMTSh helicopters

The Russian Ministry of Defence and Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant have contracted Mi-8AMTSh-V and Mi-8AMTSh helicopters within the State Defence Order 2018-2020,

In accordance with the contract, two new Mi-8AMTSh-V helicopters are to be supplied to the Russian Aerospace Forces by late 2018 and eight Mi-8AMTSh – by late 2019.

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The Mi-8AMTSh-V is an upgraded version within the Mi-8AMTSh series.

The Mi-8AMTSh helicopters are designed for transporting personnel of the Russian Ministry of Defence.

The both types of aircraft can be used in transport, search-and-rescue, evacuation and special operations. They are equipped with modern flight control and communication equipment.