The Ministry of Defense of Russia has received ten new helicopters "Ansat-U"
As reported on December 20, 2017 by the Department of Information and Communications of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the final batch of new training helicopters Ansat-U entered the training aviation base of the Air Force Academy named after NE Zhukovsky and Yuri Gagarin, in the Saratov region. Crews Syzran branch of the Academy have completed the relocation of five helicopters from the manufacturer to the airport dislocation.The State Defense Order-2017 for the supply of 10 helicopters of this type is completely completed. In November, five Ansat-U helicopters were also delivered to the Air Force Academy.
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we recall that on June 5, 2017, the Russian Defense Ministry concluded another contract with PJSC Kazan Helicopter Plant (KHZ, part of the Russian Helicopters JSC) for the supply of ten Ansat-U training helicopters at a total cost of 2,075,438 billion rubles. The delivery was to be made by December 31, 2017, and was implemented on time.
The first five Ansat-U helicopters arrived in the training aviation group at the Sokol aerodrome (Saratov region) of the Syzran branch of the Military Educational and Scientific Center of the Military Space Station "The Air Force Academy named after Professor NE Kuznetsov. Zhukovsky and Yu.A. Gagarin "on November 19, 2017. Now the remaining five helicopters are delivered. The prospective serial numbers of the helicopters delivered in 2017 from 33078 to 33087 are not yet known.Thus, by the present time, the Russian Defense Ministry has received 50 Ansat-U helicopters under three contracts.
Under the first contract, the KVZ supplied the Russian Air Force with eight Ansat-U helicopters (serial numbers from 33028 to 33035), including six in 2009 and two in 2010. Then the Ministry of Defense on March 1, 2011 signed a contract with KVZ to supply 32 Ansat-U vehicles. The contract cost of one Ansat-U helicopter under this contract was 127.72246 million rubles without VAT. Under this contract, five Ansat-U helicopters were delivered by the Russian Air Force in 2011, six in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and three in 2016 (serial numbers from 33036 to 33067).
Of the delivered Ansat-U helicopters, the first three helicopters (28, 29 and 30 onboard numbers, coinciding with the latest figures of seriynyh numbers) were built in 2009 in the training center of army aviation in Torzhok, and the remaining 47 vehicles from 2010 the Air Force Academy named after Professor NE Zhukovsky and YA Gagarin (the side numbers of the first 37 helicopters from the " 31 "to" 67. ") In 2015, two Ansat-U helicopters were were transferred from Syzran to the 800th Special Purpose Aviation Base (now the 8th Special Aviation Division) at the Chkalovsky airfield outside Moscow, then changing the airborne numbers from "59" and "60" to "259" and "260" respectively, .
According to the known data, as a result of the implementation of the 2017 contract for the supply of ten Ansat-U helicopters to the Ministry of Defense, and the continuing supply of Ansat helicopters with a hydro-mechanical control system (HMSS) in medical performance for State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) , the total number of the Ansat helicopters built by the helicopter of all modifications has now reached 80 units - seven prototypes (five with EDSU and two with HMSU), 50 Ansat-U military vehicles with EDSU, 12 civilian with EMF, 11 civilian with HMSU.