Russian Expert: We See Growing Demand for Helicopter Gunships

MOSCOW (BM) – The CEO of Russia’s arms exporter Rosoboronexport (an affiliate of Rostec), Alexander Mikheyev, has pointed to growing world demand for helicopter gunships, learned, quoting TASS.

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“We see growing demand for helicopter gunships on the world market of helicopter technologies. This is a global trend. Rosoboronexport timely estimated its parameters and now offers its customers the most advanced samples tested in combat conditions – Ka-52 and Mi-28NE,” the company’s press-release quotes Mikheyev as saying.

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The company’s chief sees favorable trends in the segment of multirole helicopters, where Russia presents Ansat and Ka-226T models.

Rosoboronexport expects a surge in interest towards Russian military helicopters after the 12th international helicopter industry show HeliRussia-2019, which opened in Moscow on May 16. Russia will offer foreign customers a variety of helicopters capable of coping with tasks in different conditions, including combat-transport, military-transport and transport helicopters Mi-35P, Mi-35M, Mi-17V-5, Mi-171Sh and Mi-26T2, which enjoy stable popularity on the market.

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