Russia to Supply Over 120 Helicopters to China

The Russian Helicopters holding, part of the Rostec State Corporation, will supply more than 120 helicopters, of which 18 are combat helicopters, to China under the 2019 contracts. This was stated in the report for the year 2019 posted on the official website of Rostec.

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“During 2019, Russian Helicopters JSC signed contracts for the supply of the following Russian-made helicopters to China: 68 Mi-171 helicopters (including the upgraded Mi-171E), 18 Mi-171Sh (military transport) helicopters, 14 helicopters Mi-171 with a VK-2500 engine, 21 Ansat helicopters, the document says.

The report notes that JSC Russian Helicopters handed over the first eight helicopters to the Russian National Air Ambulance Service: four Ansats and four Mi-8s. By 2021, the organization plans to deliver 87 medical helicopters.

“JSC Russian Helicopters, within the framework of the MAKS-2019 aerospace show, presented for the first time the Ansat helicopter with a luxury cabin made in the style of the Aurus brand,” the document says.

The interior design project was created by employees of JSC Russian Helicopters and the Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Institute.


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