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Russia delivered to China 52 upgraded helicopters Mi-171

Russia delivered to China 52 upgraded helicopters Mi-171

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant transferred the last four Mi-171E helicopters of the Chinese Poly Technologies under the goal contract 2012, the press service «Helicopters of Russia» reports on July 15.

It is finishing party within the contract with "Rosoboronexport" which assumed delivery of 48 air cars. Remained four were transferred within the additional contract.

New helicopters received VK-2500 engines of the increased capacity, the auxiliary SAFIR power plant and the modernized transmission. Continue reading

Poroshenko withdrew from mission of the United Nations eight helicopters

Poroshenko withdrew from mission of the United Nations eight helicopters

The president of Ukraine Peter Poroshenko withdrew eight helicopters from a zone of performance of humanitarian mission of the United Nations, the press secretary of the president Svyatoslav Tsegolko reported to Interfax agency.

"During delivery of awards by the serviceman which took part in operations in the east of Ukraine, the president informed that withdrew eight modern helicopters from a zone of performance of humanitarian mission of the United Nations", – told to Tsegolko.

He Continue reading

The USA do not want to deliver to Iraq new Apache helicopters

The USA do not want to deliver to Iraq new Apache helicopters

The Iraq-Syrian branch of "Al-Qaeda" declared capture of the city of Falludzha. But how it was bitter to the Pentagon to observe black banners of "Al-Qaeda" over the city for which in due time the American marines twice battled, United States Secretary of State John Kerri excluded return of the American armies for the help of the Iraq army.

Within the military help of the USA for the sum of 14 billion the dollars, begun since 2005, Iraq got recently 75 Hellfire air states Continue reading

Russia will take part in creation for the Ministry of Emergency Situations of China of the helicopter

Russia will take part in creation for the Ministry of Emergency Situations of China of the helicopter

The frame Russian-Chinese cooperation agreement according to the project of the advanced heavy helicopter is signed following the results of a meeting of the president of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the chairman of the People’s Republic of China of Tszinpin’s SI, reports "Interfax".

The signatures under the agreement were put by the general director of JSC Vertolety Rossii Alexander Mikheyev and the chairman of the board of the Chinese corporation of an aircraft industry Continue reading

The first Russian Mi-28 helicopters arrived to Iraq

The first Russian Mi-28 helicopters arrived to Iraq

To the port Umm-Kasr in the south of Iraq on Saturday there arrived party from 13 modern Mi-28NE helicopters «Night hunter» of production of holding «Helicopters of Russia», reported As Sumariya TV channel.

The TV channel specified that the Russian military equipment will be used in anti-terrorist operation in Anbar’s province in the west of the country. According to its data, it already the second party of helicopters of Mi who has arrived recently on arms of the Iraq army. Earlier to Iraq profits Continue reading

Drug dealers ran away from the Canadian prison by the helicopter

Drug dealers ran away from the Canadian prison by the helicopter

Ottawa, on June 8. The Canadian police searches three prisoners who have run away to the past Saturday, June 7, from prison of the city of Quebec by means of the helicopter. About it reports Lenta.ru referring to CTV News.

Condemned for drug trafficking made escape from prison by the green helicopter. Locals are recommended to steer clear of the run-away criminals – Yves Denisa, Denis Lefebvre and Serge Pomerla.

It any more the first case of escape from the Canadian prison by means of the Continue reading

In search of disappeared Mi-8 in Tuva involved shamans

In search of disappeared Mi-8 in Tuva involved shamans

In Tuva the third week of searches of the gone helicopter that did not yet bring results went. Aircrafts again will be involved in operation.

"On Saturday it is planned to involve 5 aircrafts, and also 12 groups of land search", – reports GU Ministry of Emergency Situations on the republic. Now searching Mi-8 taking into account a reserve is involved 874 persons, 125 units of equipment, including from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of 156 people, the 37th unit of equipment. By Continue reading

In Tuva fragments of Mi-8, the missing almost

are found a year ago In Tuva fragments of Mi-8, the missing almost

Military, allegedly, found fragments of the last year which have gone in October in Tuva of the Mi-8 helicopter onboard which there were 12 people. About it to journalists gave in Management of the press service and information of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.

As specified TASS in the Ministry of Defence, around 15:30 Moscow time on August 7 at performance by crew of the Mi-8 helicopter of association Air Force and air defense of the Central military Continue reading