Russian Helicopters delivers 6 overhauled MI-17 1V to BSF

Russian Helicopters, a part of Russia’s Rostec State Corporation, has delivered six Mi-17-1V helicopters to India’s Border Security Force after a major overhaul, the company said in a statement.

An overhaul performed at Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant (NARP) not only include repairs or change of engine, but also avionics and hydraulics.

“While the Novosibirsk has been regularly performing overhaul for Mi-8/17 type helicopters for the wide range of foreign operators, this was the first contract with India’s BSF,” Igor Chechikov, Deputy Director General for After-Sales Support Services, Russian Helicopters, said.

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