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Another seven Mi-8AMTSH. The Ministry of Defense received a batch of new helicopters

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“Russian Helicopters” in the framework of a single day of military acceptance at the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation handed over seven military transport helicopters Mi-8AMTSH to the department, the press service of the holding reports.


Another seven Mi-8AMTSH. The Ministry of Defense received a batch of new helicopters


Holding "Helicopters of Russia" (included in Rostec), within the framework of a single day of acceptance of military products, handed over seven military transport helicopters Mi-8AMTSH to a state customer. All machines are prematurely manufactured at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant as part of the state defense order
- said in a statement

They clarified that the helicopters had been tested at the flight test station and are now ready for transfer to operating organizations.

Mi-8AMTSH military transport helicopters are one of the most modern and equipped Mi-8 / 171 helicopters. They are able to carry up to 4000 kg of cargo inside the fuselage or large-sized cargo weighing up to 4000 kg on an external suspension. A wide range of weapons and systems to increase combat survivability can effectively solve the tasks. Helicopters can be used for search and rescue and medical evacuation operations, as well as for performing special tasks.

Mi-8AMTSH helicopters are equipped with modern flight-navigation equipment and communications complex, their lighting equipment is adapted to use night-vision goggles, which allows them to fly at night at low and extremely low altitudes, as well as take off and land from unmarked platforms.


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Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. Galleon
    Galleon April 18 2018 16: 13
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    I have already written about the quantitative difference in the helicopter fleet of our Armed Forces in comparison with the US and NATO Armed Forces, I will not repeat myself. But 7 helicopters ... News !! or newsmaker creatures ...
    1. mashinist
      mashinist April 18 2018 17: 03
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      How many MI8 AMTSh, i.e. those who can fight?
  2. yaros
    yaros April 18 2018 17: 49
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    Quote: Galleon
    I have already written about the quantitative difference in the helicopter fleet of our Armed Forces in comparison with the US and NATO Armed Forces, I will not repeat myself. But 7 helicopters ... News !! or newsmaker creatures ...

    Well, only 57 planes and helicopters for the 1st quarter, .... ok ... we now have a shortage of pilots, this is worse .. technology is a gain.
    1. Flyer_64
      Flyer_64 April 18 2018 18: 00
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      Quote: yaros
      we now have a shortage of pilots, that's worse ... technology is a gain

      Two or three years and make money, the current quality does not improve. After Serdyukovshchyna, the quality will recover only in 2024.