According to the contract signed in July of Our homeland will supply China 55 multipurpose helicopters Mi-171E, said Tuesday the deputy director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, refusing to disclose the price of the contract.
In July of this year, "Rosoboronexport" signed contract to supply China with 55 Mi-171E ", — said Dzirkaln, "Interfax".
He did not specify the price and terms of delivery of helicopters, but saw it was not only far contract with China, which was signed in the near future.
As proof of his own words Dzirkaln said earlier signed an agreement to supply China with a large batch Russian aircraft engines.
Multi-purpose transport helicopter Mi-171E belongs to the family of the Mi-8 and is the result of deep modernization of the Mi-17. Helicopter developed in OKB. A mile and a 1990 series is on Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, a subsidiary holding company "Helicopters of Russia". The helicopter can carry a passenger version 26 people, and in transport — up to 4 million kilograms of cargo in the cargo or on the outside of the suspension.
With the help of Mi-171E transport bulky goods can be in the cargo cabin with remote rear doors, do different mounting and handling, to conduct search-and-rescue and rescue operations, to solve other puzzles.
Helicopter equip with modern navigation equipment, which allows to make a flight on the devices.
The helicopter crew — three people. Most take-off weight — 13 thousand kg. Service ceiling with normal weight of 11 thousand 100 kg is 6 thousand meters, with the largest — 4 thousand 800 meters. Flight distance from the main fuel tanks — 610 km, with 2 extra fuel tanks — 1 650 thousand km. The highest speed — 250 km / h
Helicopter E-171E certified in Russia, China, South Korea, Slovakia, Mongolia. At the current time in Central and South-East Asia, the Near East, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the CIS operates more than 500 helicopters E-171 in different versions and variants.