Venezuela was the U.S. arms embargo will purchase eight domestic direct-9C
Figure: Chinese navy straight 9C shipboard anti-submarine helicopter ground show
[World Wide Web roundup, according to Russian military news network reported on August 6, the Venezuelan Navy Commander Tiago – Do Moravia recently announced ready to buy eight Chinese-made anti-submarine helicopters, equipped with the Spanish Navantia for the appointment of naval construction the level POVZEE Elantra 2400 “and BVL level of Elantra 1400 offshore patrol ship.
Venezuela FAV club website quoted appointed Navy GIO message disclosed that commissioned Navy recently approved three military procurement program, including procurement of eight anti-submarine helicopter project for the new patrol boats. Although the Venezuelan Navy Commander is not explicitly revealed plans to purchase the helicopter type, but can speculate based on the performance of offshore patrol vessels built by Navantia of Spain commissioned Navy plans to imports from China may be straight-9C/D anti-submarine helicopters. Zhi-9 helicopter from China’s Harbin Aircraft Industry Group, based on the French AS-365 Eurocopter project technology licensing production.
It is reported that Venezuelan Navy was initially ready to buy the latest model of the Navy Eurocopter NH-90, but subject to the U.S. arms embargo and can not import. Venezuela’s naval aviation equipment, helicopter type is AB-212ASW, Bell-412EP, m-17V-5 and TH-57A. In addition, Venezuela also plans to imports from Spain patrol boats equipped with self-defense weapons systems. (Compiled: woodlands)
Photos: navy straight-9C aircraft carrier and battleship exercises coordinated operations
Photo: navy went to the bar straight-9C aircraft carrier take off and land in the Indian Ocean
the graphic: navy straight-9C-type aircraft carrier deck off and landing training
Photo: Navy straight-9C aircraft carrier takeoffs and landings in the Indian Ocean