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Sino-Russian AHL contract due soon

16th June 2017 - 09:15 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


Russia and China are cooperating on the Advanced Heavy Lifter (AHL) helicopter project, but the two parties have not yet signed a full contract. However, Rostec announced on 15 June that a contract would be signed ‘before the end of this year’.

The bilateral contract for the AHL will be signed by Rostec and the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), according to Victor Kladov, Rostec’s director for international cooperation and regional policy.

Speaking at the Fourth China-Russia Expo in Harbin, Kladov said, ‘Negotiations on the conceptual model and configuration have been completed. At present, the draft contract

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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