To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Indian deal done for Ka-226T

16th October 2016 - 17:10 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi

RSS

India’s and Russia’s heads of state signed a much awaited contract for the production of 200 Kamov Ka-226T helicopters at the BRICS summit in Goa on 15 October.

Rostec has a joint venture with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to manufacture Ka-226T light helicopters to replace the Indian army’s and air force’s ageing fleets of Chetaks (Aerospatiale SA316 Alouette III) and Cheetahs (SA315B Alouette II/III mix). 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sergei Chemezov, head of Rostec, had signed a $1 billion preliminary contract in December 2015. Negotiations on helicopter exports and after-sales servicing are presently ongoing. 

‘Currently we are in

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Neelam Mathews

Author

Neelam Mathews


Neelam Mathews was born in India and completed her education in London.

She has written for …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin