South African firm to service Russian choppers

Fox News
Tuesday 26th March, 2013

DURBAN, South Africa – South Africa’s state-owned Denel Aviation says it is unveiling the first authorized maintenance and service center for hundreds of Russian helicopters operating in sub-Saharan Africa. Denel CEO Mike Kgobe told The Associated Press that South Africa’s and Russia’s membership of the BRICS economic forum eased the way for two years of negotiations with Russian Helicopters. Tuesday’s launch comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in South Africa for a summit of emerging market economies that groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Kgobe said the…

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