Representative of Rosoboronexport which is the state intermediary company in arms export and import reported about delivery of Russian radar surveillance helicopters Ka-31 to China during press-conference at Airshow China 2010 held in Nov 16-21 in Zhuhai, informs Aviation Explorer.
We recall that Rosoboronexport
's deputy director general Alexander Mikheev said at international exhibition HeliRussia-2010
held in Moscow in May 2010 that the contract provides delivery of nine Ka-31
helicopters to China.
helicopters are made by JSC Kamov
which is a member of Helicopters of Russia
holding. The onboard radar is capable to detect and track up to 20 targets simultaneously at the distance up to 150 km (aircrafts) and up to 285 km (surface ships). These helicopters are in service with Russian Navy; 9 were exported to India under a $207-mln contract.