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Russian MoD and Russian Helicopters dispute Mi-28NM helicopter price

27 February 2019
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The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Russian Helicopters are at loggerheads over the price of the modernised Mi-28N combat helicopter, according to the Interfax news agency.

The dispute is reported to be delaying production of the new Mi-28NM after the MoD called on Russian Helicopters to review its costs for the aircraft, Interfax reported on 25 February.

"In preparing the next contract for delivery of Mi-28NM helicopters, we really confronted, in our opinion, an elevated cost for these aircraft," said MoD main armaments directorate head Lieutenant General Anatoly Gulyayev. He said the Russian military asked Russian Helicopters to review its pricing policy in view of the potential volume of the Mi-28NM procurement, according to Interfax.

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