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The Ministry of Defense ordered the Mi-8AMTSH helicopters in the complete set "salon"

Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and JSC Ulan-Ude aviation Zavod ”concluded state contracts for the supply to the Aerospace Forces of Russia of Mi-8AMTSh-V and Mi-8AMTSh helicopters in the“ salon ”configuration, reports press office military department.

Under the terms of the contracts, by the end of 2018, 2 of the newest Mi-AMTSh-V helicopters will be transferred to the VKS, and by the end of 2019 - 8 helicopters of the Mi-8AMTSH in the salon configuration.

The press service explained that "Mi-8AMTSH-B is a further development of the line of helicopters of transport and combat helicopters Mi-8AMTSH".

Mi-8AMTSH "Salon" is designed to transport personnel of the Ministry of Defense of Russia.

“Both types of helicopters can be used when carrying out transport, search and rescue, medical and evacuation operations, as well as for performing special-purpose tasks. They are equipped with modern flight-navigation equipment and communication complex. In addition, the helicopters are adapted for using night-vision goggles, which allows you to fly in the dark at extremely low altitudes, as well as take off and land from non-equipped sites, ”the release said.

It is also reported that “the power plant of the helicopters provides for the installation of Russian VK-2500-03 engines with increased power and enhanced transmission, which makes it more efficient to use technology in high-altitude and hot climate areas.”

The helicopters are also equipped with the BMS-indicator satellite navigation system and the TsNS-02 digital navigation system.

All cars will be adapted to the installation of laser onboard defense systems, added to the department.
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  1. tso1973
    tso1973 21 December 2017 13: 26
    It’s strange that the Mi-8AMTSh is in the “salon” configuration, you can climb there with a parachute with difficulty, but here are transport and other tasks. In fact, these were always general helicopters!
    1. Vitas
      Vitas 21 December 2017 13: 34
      Chambers And then stomp your legs or shake your ass in the car, you need to think!
      1. klaus16
        klaus16 21 December 2017 13: 42
        Yes, it is normal. Com The composition has the right. Especially for long distances. Just replace the old eights interior with new ones.
  2. Herculesic
    Herculesic 21 December 2017 13: 53
    I think that Indians urgently need to buy turntables before they go to ukroinu, even for spare parts! !!
  3. faiver
    faiver 21 December 2017 19: 03
    again the "newest" helicopter? what kind of illiteracy ...