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Mon, 9 November 2020

Russian Helicopters Delivers Two Mi-8AMT Kits to Kazakhstan

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.

Russian Helicopters Mi-8AMT. Click to enlarge.

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.

The first 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 Aviation Plant.

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