The estimated cost of this contract is $ 450 million.
The Ministry of internal Affairs plans for 5 years to purchase 13 aircraft of the Ukrainian production for the rescuers and national guardsmen.
Under the joint Ukroboronprom program objectives of the State emergency service and the National guard planned to buy a series of aircraft an-74, an-32 (P) and advanced an-178, which are not yet commercialized.
“The first contracts for the purchase of two aircraft an-74 TK 200 we plan to sign after two months in the spring and start funding this program. This is still preliminary information,” – said Avakov.
He added that the estimated cost of this contract is 450 million dollars.
“Our plans include the acquisition of 10 aircraft of a new model of an-178 and one an-32 (P) for the needs of SSES, which we plan to this year. Two aircraft an-74 TK 200 for delivery in 2020 – 2021 for NSU. They already have such, so for us it will be convenient and cost have aircraft of the same class,” – said Avakov.
“We will start working on this program in the spring. We want to be completely sure that the plants Ukroboronprom will be able to fulfill the order such amount,” – said the Minister.
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