Russia is prepared Ka-52K helicopters for Mistral helicopter carriers, from Cairo if requested, told reporters on the first day of the week, the General Director of state Corporation rostec Sergey Chemezov at the international air show " Dubai Airshow-2015 ".
Dubai Airshow has been held since 1989 with the help of the government and civil aviation of the Emirate of Dubai and UAE defense Ministry. Her subjects - armaments and military equipment of the air force, air defenses, space technology, civil aviation, and technology. This year it takes place from 8 to 12 November.
"as long as Egypt to share with us, still is the dismantling of our equipment with "Mistral" together with the French. Once It is Over, these ships are able to be sold to Egypt, and if this country will come to us with the appropriate question, then we will be ready to deliver the equipment and our helicopters, " - said Chemezov.
He said that the helicopter " Mistral ", built for the Russian Federation, adapted for the use of Russian attack helicopters Ka-52K.
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 ". In the end, Paris was able to sell two ships to Egypt, a contract was signed on 10 October. It is assumed that in Egypt the ships will arrive in the summer of 2016.