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Delivery of helicopters to India from Russian Federation.


16 November 2013, the country's Minister Arrakaparambil Anthony will participate in the transfer of the aircraft carrier "Vikramaditya" from the Russian Federation.

Nowadays, Russia is one of the leading countries in the Indian arms market. In 1962, they signed the first major contract "Agreement on the licensed assembly in India's fighter MiG-21, Its weapons and engine. "Since that time, the Russian and Soviet armaments have become the most widespread in the Armed Forces of India.

Now Russia intends to offer new opportunities for the supply of helicopters during the visit to the Russian Federation of the Minister of Defense of India.

"We will hold two meetings of new working groups, one of them will specialize in aviation-helicopter subjects, we will make a comprehensive proposal on this issue, which should interest them (India)," Rogozin said.

"Secondly, it is about holding consultations on shipbuilding, both surface and underwater, these issues will be resolved in mid-November," he added.

In June this year, was handed over to the frigate "Trikand" Indian side. It was built in Russian shipyards.

Between Russia and India, a contract was signed for the development of 67 military transport helicopters Mi-17V. Also in India will deliver 6 MiG-29K fighters.

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