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Russian Helicopters to deliver 12 Mi-8MTV-5 utility helicopters to Belarus

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Russian Helicopters to deliver 12 Mi-8MTV-5 utility helicopters to Belarus
 
During the international military technology forum Army-2015 on 16 June 2015, Russian Helicopter, part of Russia's State Corporation Rostec, announced that a contract has been signed with the Belarusian Defence Ministry for delivery of 12 Russian-made Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopters over 2016-2017.
     
During the international military technology forum Army-2015 on 16 June 2015, Russian Helicopter, part of Russia's State Corporation Rostec, announced that a contract has been signed with the Belarusian Defence Ministry for delivery of 12 Russian-made Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopters over 2016-2017.
     
"The Republic of Belarus is an important partner for Russia in military technical cooperation," Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev said. "Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters help enhance the Union State's defences and expands its military capability. The signing of this contract is another step toward strengthening the friendship and business relations between our two countries."

The contract will be enacted in accordance with the agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus on the development of military technical cooperation dated 10 December 2009, and in particular the helicopters will be delivered on the same terms and in the same configuration as for Russia's own armed forces.

     
During the international military technology forum Army-2015 on 16 June 2015, Russian Helicopter, part of Russia's State Corporation Rostec, announced that a contract has been signed with the Belarusian Defence Ministry for delivery of 12 Russian-made Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopters over 2016-2017. Russian Helicopters Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopter
(Russian Helicopters)
     
The Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopters are produced at Kazan Helicopters (a Russian Helicopters company). They are designed to carry out a wide range of operations: both military and transport missions. The helicopters are equipped with the latest avionics, radio communications and specialised hardware. it is powered by two Klimov TV3-117VM turboshaft engines and equipped with a loading ramp instead of the clam-shell doors, an additional door and a new "dolphin nose".

Over their many years of operation, the Mi-8/17 have proved their ability to successfully perform their operational tasks in any climates and are rightly recognised as one of the best in their class.