Eight Hungarian Air Force (HuAF) Mi-24V and Mi-24P gunships delivered to the 419th Aircraft Repair Plant (419 ARZ), a subsidiary of Rostec’s Russian Helicopters, will be overhauled, modernised, and have night vision googles (NVG) integrated, it has been announced.
The work will be conducted by JSC 419 ARZ, JSC Moscow Helicopter Plant Mil, and JSC NPO Geofizika-NV under a contract signed by Russian Helicopters and the HuAF, a Russian defence industry source told Jane’s .
All eight helicopters have been disassembled and their Klimov TV3-117V turboshaft engines have been delivered to JSC ODK-Klimov, a subsidiary of Rostec’s United Engine Corporation, for repair and extension of their service life.
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