Russian Helicopters has signed a contract with the
Russian Ministry of Defense for the development of a modern
Development work will be carried out by
specialists from the National Helicopter Center Мil&Kamov.
accordance with the approved schedules, the first stage of development
is planned to be completed within three years.
The project will lead to the creation of a
ship-based helicopter capable of performing search and rescue, troop
transport and ASW missions.
Andrey Boginsky, Director General of Russian
Helicopters, said, "This marks a new stage in the creation of modern
shipborne helicopter. Earlier, working together with the Russian
Ministry of Defense, we established the terms of reference
required for R&D side of this project. Today, we validated the
project with the signing of relevant documents. The new shipborne
helicopter design has now been completely established, and we are
moving on schedule, in accordance with the goals set by the