24-Jun-2013 Source: US DoD
Rosoboronexport, Russia was awarded a $572,180,894 firm-fixed-price contract modification for 30 Mi-17 helicopters, spare parts, test equipment and engineering support services. The Mi-17 military helicopters will be used by the Afghan National Security Forces Special Mission Wing, an aviation unit that supports counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics and special operations missions. Work will be performed in Russia and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2014. This contract involves foreign military sales. FY12 funds in the amount of $572,180,894 are being obligated at time of award. Army contracting command Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala. is the contracting activity (W58RGZ11-C-0072/P0006).