Press release
On progress of Contract for delivery of 21 Mi-17V-5 helicopters to the Afghan Army

Rosoboronexport OAO has made impressive headway in implementing the Contract for delivery of 21 Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters to Afghanistan signed with the Ministry of Defence of the United States of America.

According to the contractual obligations, by 30 December 2011, the Russian Party delivered 9 Mi-17V-5 helicopters and related equipment. At present, helicopters exported to Afghanistan are at the stage of assembly, and flightworthiness testing.

During 1HY2012, delivery of another 12 Mi-17V-5 helicopters and related equipment is scheduled.

Implementation of the Contract was highly appreciated by the American partners, which, undoubtedly, will raise to a new level the Russian-American mutual relations in such important and sensitive area as military-technical cooperation.

Date of publication: 28.03.2012




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