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Russian Helicopters Transfers Two Mi-17 Choppers to Serbian Military

Sputnik News

13:52 28.06.2016(updated 14:28 28.06.2016)

According to the holding press release, Russian Helicopters company has carried out the first delivery of its choppers to Serbia.

MOSCOW/BELGRADE (Sputnik) – The Russian Helicopters company has carried out the first delivery of its choppers to Serbia, transferring two Mi-17V-5 to the country's defense ministry, the holding said in a press release Tuesday.

"The Russian Helicopters holding carried out the delivery of two multipurpose Mi-17V-5 helicopters, manufactured at the Kazan Helicopters, to the Serbian Defense Ministry. The delivery was carried out under a contract signed by Rosoboronexport," the press release read.

The Mi-17V-5, NATO reporting name "Hip," is one of the most advanced modifications of the Mi-17 family.

Russian Helicopters is a leading player in the global helicopter industry and one of the few companies worldwide with the capability to design, manufacture, service and test modern civilian and military helicopters, according to a statement on the company's website.

Sputnik



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