Ukraine begins production of rotor blades for Mil family helicopters

The Ministry for Strategic Industries of Ukraine has announced that the Ukrainian defense industry achieved a significant milestone this month as part of an ongoing upgrade program and launches production of composite and steel rotor blades for Mil family helicopters. Production has now begun of an all-new, technologically-advanced, main rotor blades for Mi-8 and Mi-24 […]

Russia sends military helicopters to Central African Republic

Russia reportedly has deployed two Mi-8AMTSh Hipp military helicopters to the Central African Republic. On Friday, the heavy-lift An-124 Ruslan (Condor) cargo plane delivered two Russian Mi-8AMTSh Hipp multipurpose helicopters to the Bangui M’poko International Airport in the Central African Republic. According to Radio Liberty, Russia has already deployed hundreds of troops in the deeply […]

Russian Army to receive fist Mi-8AMTSh-VN helicopters in 2021

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexey Krivoruchko has reported that the Russian Army will receive the latest version of the Mi-8 Hip helicopter in 2021. In a statement presented by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Alexey Krivoruchko said that the first ten Mi-8AMTSh-VN helicopters will hand over to the Russian troops, including for […]

Russian Army to receive first Mi-8AMTSh-VN helicopters in 2021

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexey Krivoruchko has reported that the Russian Army will receive the latest version of the Mi-8 Hip helicopter in 2021. In a statement presented by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Alexey Krivoruchko said that the first ten Mi-8AMTSh-VN helicopters will hand over to the Russian troops, including for […]