Sunday, August 29, 2021

Another 22 French helicopters to arrive in Ukraine this year

Another 22 French helicopters to arrive in Ukraine this year

As part of the development of the aviation security system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, 22 more helicopters from Airbus Helicopters are expected to be delivered to Ukraine by the end of this year.

Head of the Aviation Coordination Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Oleksandr Kashuba said this on August 28, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.

"As part of the formation and development of the Aviation Security System, we plan to receive a total of 22 helicopters for the needs of all services of the Ministry of Internal Affairs by the end of 2021," Kashuba said.

On August 29, 2018, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine signed a contract with the French company Airbus Helicopters SAS, which laid the foundation for a new progressive project - the Unified Aviation Security and Civil Protection System of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

As of August 29, 2021, 17 French helicopters are already operating in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs:

  • 2 H125 for the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine;
  • 5 H145 for the National Police of Ukraine;
  • 6 Н225 for the State Emergency Service of Ukraine;
  • 4 H225 for the National Guard of Ukraine.

В Україну прибув п'ятий гелікоптер H145 для поліції