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Russian Company to Repair Mi-8 Helicopters Operated by Czech Military

Sputnik News

17:37 20.05.2016(updated 17:42 20.05.2016)

The Russian Helicopters manufacturer will conduct repairs by the end of 2016.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Helicopters manufacturer has reached an agreement with the Czech state-owned LOM Praha company on repair of components for Russia-produced Mil Mi-8 helicopters operated by the Czech Defense Ministry, the manufacturing company said in a statement.

"Russian Helicopters Holding (part of the Rostec state corporation) and the Czech state company LOM Praha have concluded a contract on repair of parts for the Mi-8 helicopters operated by the Defense Ministry of this European country," the statement read.

According to the statement, the Russian company is due to conduct repairs under the contract by the end of 2016.

Several dozens of helicopters produced in Russia are currently in operation in the Czech Republic. According to the statement, Russian Helicopters is ready to provide maintenance and spare parts required for the aircraft.

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom (part of Rostec corporation) is a global leader in the field of helicopter manufacture and the only developer and manufacturer of helicopters in Russia.


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