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Kazakhstan to assembly Mi-8AMT/Mi-171 helicopters

17.01.2019, 20:11 3979
Kazakhstan carries out the semi-knocked down assembly of Mi-8AMT/Mi-171 helicopters, a press office of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan informs.

The signing of a contract to establish the semi-knocked down assembly of Mi-8AMT/Mi-171 in Kazakhstan was signed between National Company Kazakhstan Engineering of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan, Aviation Repair Plant No.405 and Rostec-owned Russian Helicopters.

The document was signed under the previous agreement between Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Helicopters’ assembly and adaptation to the client’s requirements will be carried out at Aviation Repair Plant No.405 as it has core competencies in proving safe exploitation of these helicopters in Kazakhstan," they said in a press office of the Ministry.

Aviation Repair Plant No.405 is certified by Kazakhstan’s and international bodies to conduct repair, modernization and maintenance works of Mi-8/17/171 helicopters.

Kazakhstan said for the first time to introduce the heavy helicopters’ assembly technology and without budgetary investments.

The assembly of the helicopters is meant to considerably develop the country’s defense and industrial complex, civil helicopters’ industry and training base.

The main customers of Mi-8AMT/Mi-171 helicopters in the country are government agencies and commercial aviation companies.

Source: BNews.kz

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