Holding "Helicopters of Russia" is ready to supply Egypt in case its of interest all necessary helicopters for landing of helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", said Tuesday Last news the press-service of the holding.
on the first day of the week the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov said that Russia will supply equipment and Helicopters for " Mistral ", the sum will exceed 1 billion dollars. He also suggested that after the transaction will be closed, "Egypt will sign an agreement with Russia on the upgrade of" Mistral ": the ship and helicopters, and will make a significant contribution in the battle against crime ".
"Egypt is a longtime strategic partner, and in the case of the customer interest "Helicopters" ready to supply "Mistral" helicopter with all necessary equipment, " - said the press service.
As for the "Mistral" of the holding was developed by the combat reconnaissance and attack rotorcraft Ka-52K - naval variant of the Ka-52.
Paris and Cairo October 10 signed a contract for the purchase by Egypt of 2 first destined for the Russian Federation helicopter type " Mistral ".
the contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" cost 1, 2 billion Euro was concluded between the French DCNS/STX and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November last year, but due to the events in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia that never was.
in early August, Moscow and Paris adopted a conclusion on termination of validity of the contract on the " Mistral ".