Iran intends to purchase 60 Russian light helicopters
The Russian Helicopters holding is in talks with Iran on the deliveries of Ansat and Ka-226T light helicopters for the Islamic republic's health ministry, the company’s press service said Tuesday.
"Russian Helicopters is in talks to supply Ansat and Ka-226T light helicopters in the interest of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran. According to our estimates, Iran’s need for light Russian helicopters is in the order of 60 vehicles," Deputy CEO Alexander Shcherbinin said.
Shcherbinin said the helicopters were designed for air medical services and added that talks are underway to provide assembly services in addition to supplies, Sputnik reports.