23rd September 2020
  • 23rd September 2020

Russian Helicopters at the International Military-Technical Forum ´Army-2020´

By Jacek Domański on 21st August 2020
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At the upcoming International Military-Technical Forum ´Army-2020´, the Russian Helicopters holding is going to show a wide range of military helicopters manufactured by the company. The annual military exhibition and trade show will take place next week, between 23rd and 29th August, and as usual will be organized at Kubinka, Moscow area.

The static exhibition of the Russian Helicopters company, arranged in the area of the Military Patriotic Park of Culture and Recreation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation ´Patriot´, will include the latest upgrades of Mi-35P and Mi-35M combat rotorcraft, Ka-226T light multipurpose helicopter, the widely-known Mi-171Sh rotorcraft with increased attack capabilities and improved protection, and in addition, a mobile service centre for overhaul and maintenance of Mi-8/Mi-17 family.

Mi-26T2V heavy transport helicopter

Another exhibition will be available for guests and participants of the forum, directly at Kubinka air base. The visitors to the trade show will be able to see there Mi-28NE ´Night Hunter´ attack helicopter, Ka-52K ´Alligator´ ship-based rotorcraft, Mi-17V-5 and Mi-26T2V transport helicopters and the latest representative of the Mi-8/Mi-17 family – Mi-38T transport helicopter. In addition, a few civilian rotorcraft will be also exhibited at Kubinka air base, including Mi-38 passenger helicopter and medical version of Ansat.

The third exhibition will be arranged at the demonstration centre of Rostec State Corporation. There, another mobile service unit for maintenance and repair of Mi-8/Mi-17 will be shown, arranged into standard 20 feet container. The visitors to the centre will be also able to learn about the most modern rotorcraft blades, improving the aircraft performance.

Mi-38T at MAKS-2019

´The International Military-Technical Forum “Army” is the largest event of the Russian defence industry, at which we can show our latest designs and developments to potential Russian and foreign customers. We are constantly improving our rotorcraft, and in 2020 we are presenting a number of state-of-the-art models, which include advanced design solutions in terms of safety and increased attack capabilities of helicopters,´ said Director General of Russian Helicopters holding company Andrey Boginsky.

Mi-28NE ´Night Hunter´

Cover photo, photos 1 and 3 – courtesy of JSC “Russian Helicopters” / Rostec State Corporation. “Russian Helicopters” press materials were used.

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