Defense Ministry has reported on the supply of equipment of Russian Air Force


Russian Air Force Army aviation since 2011 has received more than a hundred new helicopters. On this, as reported by "Interfax", said the spokesman of the Press and Information of the Ministry of Defense of Russia Vladimir Drik. Among supplied military equipment — Mi-28N "Night Hunter", Ka-52 "Alligator", Mi-8AMTSh, Mi-8MTV5, Ka-226, Mi-26 and "ANSAT." The exact ratio of transferred military technology Drik did not mention.

In addition, Syzransky branch of the Military Training Research Center Air Force received the adaptive multi-purpose helicopters "ANSAT-U", in 2012, they will be training pilots. In addition to supplying new technology enterprises of the Russian military-industrial complex are engaged in repair and modernization of the Air Force has operated the helicopter fleet. Since the beginning of 2011 to repair military sites received about 70 upgraded helicopters.

Supply of new and upgraded equipment Army Aviation Air Force Russia is part of the state defense order for 2011, the scope of which is under the Ministry of Defense is about 580 billion rubles. In mid-August 2011 General Director of "Helicopters of Russia" Dmitry Petrov said that as part of the 2011 defense contracts concluded with the Ministry of Defence holding seven three short-term and long-term contract. He noted that in 2011, the military will have 450 units of helicopters, both new and modernized.

In general, the current plans of the Ministry of Defence of Russia to an annual purchase and supply troops in more than a hundred units of the new helicopters. Large-scale equipment of troops with new helicopters provided by Russian state armaments program for 2011-2020, funding for which was set at 23 trillion rubles. The document envisages the purchase and delivery to the troops 1.15 thousands of helicopters.

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