Aviacon Delivers Modernized Mi-8MT Helicopter to Ukrainian Air Force

The State Enterprise SE “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “Aviakon”, which is a part of Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s largest state-run defense contractor, handed over a repaired and modernized Mi-8MT helicopter to the Ukrainian Air Force (Povitryani Syly Ukrayiny).

The specialists of the “Aviakon” plant installed home-produced active and passive missile defense systems with infrared homing warheads and armored plates. The helicopter may be promptly refitted with modern imported meteorological locator in order to perform flight operations in amid poor weather conditions.

The propeller was also equipped with two sets of satellite navigation system, radar transponder, emergency beacon, solid-state emergency operational recorder of flight information with the ability to record the conversations of crew members.

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