Ka-226T. Photo courtesy of Russian Helicopters
India’s defense ministry has issued a new request for proposal (RFP) to procure and co-produce 200 Kamov Ka-226T helicopters, according to a report recently published by The Economic Times. The RFP was issued to the manufacturer, Russian Helicopters.
“The RFP for the 200 Kamov helicopters was signed and given a week ago to Russian Helicopters. This is a milestone in the process of procuring them,” said an official.
According to officials familiar with the RFP, the document is important in the procurement process and elaborates on the general requirement of the equipment, the numbers required, delivery timeframes, maintenance and support package.