The decision of the Egyptian side to equip the Mistral with other necessary types of helicopter technology, namely: the search and rescue and radar patrol, as well as other radio equipment, has not yet been made,said Shugaev.
The day before, he said that Russia had won a tender for the supply of Ka-52K Katran helicopters to Egypt.
At the beginning of June, Rostec corporation’s CEO Sergei Chemezov told reporters that negotiations with Cairo on the supply of equipment for Mistral are continuing.
Negotiations are underway,He said, specifying that the issues with the financing of the transaction have not yet been resolved.
Either it will be our loan, or they will take it from another country,added Chemezov.