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Peru buys 24 Russian Helolicopters Mi-171Sh from Russia

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World Air Force News - Peru
 
 
Peru buys 24 Russian Helolicopters Mi-171Sh from Russia.
 

The Peruvian Ministry of Defense has awarded an order for 24 Mi-171Sh helicopters to Russian defense export company Rosoboronexport. The contract is estimated to be worth US $500 million, according to the information obtained from a source close to the deal by local daily Kommersant.

     
The Peruvian Ministry of Defense has awarded an order for 24 Mi-171Sh helicopters to Russian defense export company Rosoboronexport. The contract is estimated to be worth US $500 million, according to the information obtained from a source close to the deal by local daily Kommersant.
Mi-171E (Photo credit : )
     

The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered from 2014 to 2015, with the first batch of the helos expected to be supplied by Dec. 9, 2014.

These helicopters will be used primarily in anti-drugs and anti-trafficking operations.