Until the end of the year, police will receive four French helicopter

До конца года полиция получит четыре французских вертолета

Ukraine expects the first four French helicopter

Helicopters Airbus Helicopters will be directed to emergency services, border guards, national guard and police.

By the end of 2018 division of the interior Ministry of Ukraine will receive the first four helicopters of the French company Airbus Helicopters. On Tuesday, September 25, said the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, reports the press service of the Agency.

In particular, it is specified that three of the helicopter for aeromedical evacuation and sanitary-and-rescue operations for the State service for emergency situations and one for the National guard of Ukraine received in the framework of Ukrainian-French contract until the end of 2018.

“In Nizhyn will be located the service center of the aviation security system of the interior Ministry. It will be the helicopters for emergency services, border guards, national guard and police. They feature all kinds of equipment, video surveillance systems, possibilities for landing and stuff. This is a new level of professional quality of our work, when something happens that requires concentration, all helicopter of interior Ministry forces would be sent to one place”, – said Avakov during his working trip to Chernihiv region.

The Minister reported that this year the needs of the interior Ministry will receive the first four helicopters from a French company. Three machines will work in units DSNS is the helicopter equipped with the necessary equipment for aeromedical evacuation, rescue and firefighting purposes. Another helicopter H-225 will be available in the aviation division of the national guard.

It is assumed that for maintenance of helicopters Airbus Helicopters will be built equipped with four hangars. The new helicopters have already started to train the crews that will be trained in France.

In gschs hope that after the expansion of the helicopter fleet rescuers will be able to carry heavy service and in the southern region of Ukraine, carrying out search operations at sea.

Recall, Ukraine and France signed a contract for the supply of helicopters. The contract gives the possibility to obtain 55 modern helicopters that will be used in the security system. The deal will amount to 555 million euros.

It is expected that the first four Super Puma helicopters, Airbus Helicopters will arrive in the country until the end of 2018.

However, it was reported that of the 55 helicopters, which the Ukrainian law enforcers have to buy from France, 21 helicopters were previously in use.

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