“Helicopters of Russia” holding signed a contract with the Defense Ministry of Belarus for the supply of 12 Mi-8 MTV-5 military transport helicopters produced in Russia in 2016-2017, the press service of the holding reported on Tuesday.
The contract was signed at the International Military-Technical Forum “Army 2015” on Tuesday.
“The Republic of Belarus is an important partner of Russia in the sphere of military-technical cooperation. The Mi-8 MTV-5s will help the union state to raise defense capacity and expand the potential of the armed forces. The signing of such a large contract is another step in strengthening the friendship and business relationship between the two countries,” – general director of the holding Alexander Mikheyev is quoted as saying.