Defense Ministry bought 140 attack helicopters Ka-52

The Ministry of Defence of Russia in 2011 signed a number of long-term contracts for the supply of aircraft, in one of which the agency has acquired 140 attack helicopters Ka-52 "Alligator". In an interview with the newspaper "Kommersant" said the head of the corporation "Oboronprom" Andrey Reus. Details of the agreement Reus not announced, but noted that "the conditions were acceptable." "For us it was important long-term relationship, because the five-or seven-year contract — is the ability to instantly sync to sign long-term contracts with suppliers and Acquisitions. This is a completely different economic model, as there is clear pricing formula. And if there is understanding of the price, that is the opportunity to hold her, "- said the head of the" Oboronprom ". At present, the corporation and the Ministry of Defence of Russia is preparing several agreements on aircraft engine and helicopter topics, with emphasis on long-term contracts. "This year, our work together is much faster than in the past. Now discussing an additional agreement for delivery of Mi-35", — said Reus. Manufacture of helicopters for the Russian military has been holding "Helicopters of Russia". Earlier it was reported that the company is under the state armaments program for 2011-2020 will have to put about a thousand different military helicopters. Among them, the Ka-52, Mi-28N "Night Hunter", Ka-226, "ANSAT", Mi-35, Mi-26T2 and others. At the beginning of March 2012 it was reported that the Air Force and Air Defense Air Base of the Southern Military District in Krasnodar region until the end of the year will receive a batch of Ka-52 helicopters. Drivers of these vehicles are currently undergoing training in Torzhoksky Center for training and combat use of aviation. A year earlier, the Krasnodar Air Base supplemented by helicopters Mi-28N and Mi-8AMTSh.

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