According to Russian Helicopters holding, the Russian MoD is set to take on strength in 2016 and 2017 with an initial batch of five Mi-8AMTSh-VA assault transport helicopters optimised for Arctic operations.
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Sergei Goreslavsky: Effective use of our helicopters in Syria has caused heightened interest in them
The no. 2 of Rosoboronexport on the prospects of Russian helicopters in the international market
The Russian defense ministry has decided to become the launch customer for the Mil Mi-38 medium-twin helicopter, now that a version with no foreign content has been developed.
The parties also concluded an additional agreement on delivery of aviation property for Mi-24 and Mi-8/17 helicopters
More than 200 companies are taking part in the 9th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2016, including 45 from 16 countries outside Russia.