U.S. troops to Iraq to provide Russian-made Mi-17 helicopters, 22
service in the mountains of Afghanistan, Mi-17 helicopter
According to the U.S. military and aerospace electronics website 2009 March 29, daily trail Friday, the Pentagon awarded to ARINC’s a contract worth $ 80.6 million, to guide the 22 Russian-made Iraqi military sales army helicopter MI-17CT and avionics.
ARINC to provide military helicopters, avionics and military systems contract was awarded three weeks ago, was announced last week fifty-five point in the stock market closed and many U.S. companies after the weekend off.
last summer, the U.S. Department of Defense awarded the company to ARNIC a similar contract to provide the same number of Iraqi army helicopter contract last summer worth $ 325 million, last week awarded a contract worth 80.6 million dollars.
U.S. Army has awarded ARINC announced the company’s offer to Iraq of Russian-made MI-17 military helicopter contract news, but some are in the Warner Robins, Georgia, Georgia is located in the region Robins Air Force Base, U.S. Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center is located.
awarded the contract is located in Orlando, Florida, the Army Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Program Executive Office. The contract will be completed in late August 2010. Contract number is W900KK-08-C-0011.
the contract and other work in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (20%) and Russia Ulan Ude (65%) completed. Russia, Ulan-Ude is located in Moscow Helicopter Plant, the plant is MI-17 military helicopter (Russian combat helicopters MI-8 military export version), a designer and manufacturer.
MI-17 helicopters of different versions specifically for high-altitude military operations and design, and service in the mountains of Afghanistan. (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Electronic Science and Technology Information Institute Tian Sumei)