"On Tuesday, the Indian Defense Procurement Council, chaired by Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, approved the acquisition of X-NUMX Mi-48B17 helicopters in the amount of $ 5 billion," the publication said.
Earlier, at the Aero India 2015 exhibition (in February of this year), Alexander Mikheyev, general director of the Russian Helicopters association, said that “India is considering another option to supply Mi-17В helicopters for the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior and the government.
According to him, 5 helicopter of the specified modification has been delivered to India for the last 121 years. “The whole grouping in India is more than X-NUMX Mi-300 helicopters,” Mikheev said. - We are ready to deliver any number of helicopters. It all depends on the budget and priorities of the Indian side. ”