Tuesday, July 27, 2010

A followup batch of 9 more KAs ordered by the PLAN

The first batch of 9 KAs were ordered back on October 11th 2009 (here)

FARNBOROUGH. July 26 (Interfax-AVN) - The construction of Kamov Ka-28 and Ka-31 deck helicopters continues at the helicopter plant in Kumertau, Bashkortostan, at orders from China, First Deputy Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Alexander Fomin has told Interfax-AVN.

"The contract provides for the delivery of nine Ka-28 helicopters and nine Ka-31 helicopters. It will definitely be fulfilled," Fomin said at the Farnborough international air show where he led the Russian delegation.

He said that the process of acceptance of the first helicopters by Chinese customers has begun.

Fomin said that the Kumertau plant is being actively modernized.

*Thanks Dylan for the news.
The same report from China

2010年7月23日 09:38
来源:东方网 作者:书山 选稿:王逾婷

  东方网7月23日消息:据俄罗斯军工新闻网7月22日报道,俄联邦军事技术合作局第一副局长亚历山大-福明7月20日在英国范堡罗航展上接受国际文传电讯社采访时表示,俄罗斯库梅尔陶市航空制造企业正在按照中国订单继续制造卡-28和卡-31舰载直升机。他说:“合同规定供应9架卡-28和9架卡-31 直升机。毫无疑问,合同将会履行。中国采购商接收首批直升机的程序已经开始启动。”(编译:书山)

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