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First Mi-38T helicopter in build

28th August 2017 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Kazan Helicopters, part of Russian Helicopters, has started assembling the first prototype of the Mi-38T helicopter, Russian Helicopters announced on 23 August.

Under the terms of its contract with Russian Ministry of Defence, Kazan will supply two Mi-38T helicopters for testing and evaluation before the end of 2019. 

The Mi-38T helicopter is a militarised version of the Mi-38, which is developed by JSC Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant. It has a fuel system with explosion protection and additional fuel tanks to increase flight range. It will also feature new communications systems and equipment for maritime rescue operations.

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