Russia is to supply the helicopters to India within the framework of a
contract India’s Defense Ministry signed with Russia’s arms exporter
The contract is likely to be complemented with an extra order for 59 such helicopters, the general director of the Helicopters of Russia holding company, Dmitry Petrov, told Itar-Tass.
Russia is participating in the Indian Defence Ministry’s tenders for the
upgrade of 108 helicopters Mi-17 for the Indian army and 17 Ka-28
helicopters for the Indian Navy, Petrov said.