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Ka-52 first export deliveries set for 2017

13th December 2016 - 15:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov in Sofia


Russian Helicopters plans to begin export deliveries of the Ka-52 coaxial rotor attack helicopters in 2017. The launch export customer for the type is Egypt, with a contract for 46 signed with Rosoboronexport, Russia’s monopolist arms export agent.

It is expected that no fewer than 12 Ka-52s will be delivered to Egypt in 2017, while the Russian MoD will take 12 to 13 more, intended for both the Russian Air and Space Force and the Russian Naval Aviation Service.

Details on the Egyptian deal first came to light in August 2015 and were confirmed by Alexander Mikheev, director general of

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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