Czech Company Set to Upgrade NATO Mi-8/17s

Czech company LOM expects to secure a series of contracts from NATO and the EU for the modernisation of up to 60 Russian-built Mil Mi-8/17 medium transport helicopters. LOM recently completed the modernisation to NATO standard of three ACR Mil Mi-171sh medium transport helicopters which are scheduled to be deployed to Afghanistan later this year. Apart from a requirement for modernised Mil helicopters, NATO and the EU are also seeking a contractor for training helicopter aircrews. LOM is offer...
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