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Russia supplies non-military helicopters to Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, Dec 9, IRNA -- Russian non-military helicopter manufacturere 'Verthalutirussia' signed an agreement with Iranian company 'Fanavaran Aseman Giti' on Tuesday to supply helicopters to Iran.

According to the agreement, the Iranian company will represent Russian firm in Iran and will have responsibility for marketing and advertisement.

The Russian company intends to supply non-military and multi-purpose helicopters like " Mi-171", " K 226 T" and " K 62" to Iran.

The Russian private company said that Iran is a good market in the Middle East for helicopter technology.

Executive director of the company Andrea Eishinov expressed pleasure that Russian made helicopters are increasing in Iran.

He added that repair centers for Mi and K models are located in Iran's neighboring countries which is an advantage for Russian-made choppers in Iran.


End News / IRNA / News Code 831752

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