India wants to buy 15 Chinook transport helicopters languid made in the USA, the final price of the contract will be determined later in the negotiations, reported on Wednesday a website Indian Defense Ministry.
"The Company"Boeing"Representing Chinook helicopter, has become the preferred supplier "- reports the website.
In October of this year, Indian media said south american Chinook won the tender to supply the Indian Air Force languid weight helicopter, beating rival Russian Mi-26. But then the Russian side has denied the reports, noting that the tender has not been formally announced.
India is already in service with Russian helicopters worth, including a new military transport E-17V5. In the past year Russian helicopter E-28N lost in the competition to supply the Indian Army 22 combat helicopters, giving the South American AH-64D "Apache" Company "Boeing".