07 October 2009, Wednesday, 9:20

KUMAPP produced the first lot of anti-submarine helicopters KA-28 for China

author: Lubov Kolokolova

JSC “Kumertausskoe aviation production enterprise”, found in the staff of JSC “Helicopters of Russia”, produced the first lot of anti-submarine helicopters KA-28, meant for China. The tests of the first three helicopters of nine are close to the end at present time.

The delivery of the first lot of helicopters to China is the first step on the way to expansion of cooperation with our Chinese colleagues. The enterprises of Russian helicopter-production branch are ready to produce any helicopter machinery for the needs of Air Forces and Navy of the majority of foreign countries, including our customers in China, the General Director of JSC “Helicopters of Russia” Andre Shibitov stated.

The helicopters KA-28 represent the export variant of the machines KA-27 and they are equipped with modern engines and onboard gear.

Today JSC “KUMAPP” delivers helicopters to China, India, Korea and some European countries, Ministry of industry and external economic relations RB reported.