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    NEWS | Lao People's Armed Forces

    Russia Repaired Four Mi-17 for Laos

    Russian Helicopters completed first service contract for Laos and transferred four Mi-17 during a ceremony at Vientiane airport


    Russia Repaired Four Mi-17 for Laos

    Rostec, July 12, 2018 - Russian Helicopters holding group finished the execution of the first service contract in favor of Laos Ministry of Defence and during the official ceremony transferred a batch of four Mi-17 helicopters to the customer.

    The machines were repaired by a mobile team of specialists of the holding.

    The transfer ceremony took place at the air base in Vientiane. Fixed Mi-17 were examined by the Deputy Minister of Defense of Laos and the Chief of General Staff. During the official ceremony air force crew of Laos performed demonstration flight at the repaired machine, - informed the press office of Russian Helicopters.

    “Holding is always ready to offer the most comfortable conditions to its customers, both for helicopter equipment supply and aftersales services providing. On request from Laos we prepared a proposal for repair works for one more batch of helicopter Mi-17 type”, - noticed General Director of Russian Helicopters holding group Andrei Boginskii.

    At the end of the event, the parties conducted negotiations regarding the supply of new helicopter equipment and further cooperation in the sphere of maintenance services of the earlier supplied helicopters.

    Aircraft fleet of Laos has 20 civil and military helicopters, manufactured by companies of Russian holding. Besides the machines of type Mi-8/17, middle utility helicopters Ka-32T are used in the country.

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