Russian Helicopters delivers another four Mi-171s to China

Russian Helicopters delivers the next four Mi-171E helicopters to China.
Russian Helicopters Mi-171E

A Mi-171E operated by Russian Helicopters.

Russian Helicopters has announced that four Mi-171E transport helicopters have been delivered to Poly Technologies under a contract signed in 2012 by the Chinese company and Rosoboronexport.

Under the contract, Russian Helicopters will supply a total of 52 Mi-171E transport helicopters to China.

So far, 32 helicopters have been delivered, with the final batch expected to be transferred in 2014.

Russian Helicopters designs and builds civil and military helicopters from its base in Moscow. It is owned by OPK Oboronprom.

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