Last Steps For Ka-226T Production In India 1 November, 2017

India commenced negotiations with Russian Helicopters regarding details of the production of Kamov Ka-226T light helicopters in India under license. Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginskiy is going to meet India's Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in India and discuss when to sign a contract and which production facility will be used for the relevant work. 

India and Russia have signed a cooperation agreement in 2015 which covered local production of Russian Ka-226T helicopter. The countries established a joint venture in June 2017 to carry out assembly and repair operations and also to be an integrator for Indian suppliers. 

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