Russian Helicopters has delivered two
Mi-8AMT knock-down kits to Kazakhstan.
The delivery is based on a trilateral contract
signed by Kazakhstan Engineering, Kazakhstan’s Aircraft Repair
Plant No. 405 and Russian Helicopters for semi-knock-down (SKD)
assembly of Mi-8AMT / Mi-171E helicopters.
The contract, signed in
2019, provides for a total of 17 helicopter kits during 2020-2022.
The main customers for the Mi-8AMT helicopters in
Kazakhstan are the National Guard under the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Committee for Emergency Situations.
batch of Mi-8AMT kits will assembled for the needs of the
Committee for Emergency Situations. They will be used for
transportation of passengers and goods, emergency rescue
operations, forest protection, firefighting, ambulance services
and law enforcement operations.
“I’m confident that successful implementation of
the semi-knock-down assembly project of Mi-8AMT / Mi-171 helicopters in Kazakhstan will become a significant step forward
in the development of the country’s helicopter industry and will
allow local enterprises to increase their scientific and technical
potential,” said Leonid Belykh, Managing Director of the Ulan-Ude
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