Head of the Aviation Coordination Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Oleksandr Kashuba said this on August 28, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.
"As part of the formation and development of the Aviation Security System, we plan to receive a total of 28 helicopters for the needs of all services of the Ministry of Internal Affairs by the end of 2021," Kashuba said.
On August 29, 2018, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine signed a contract with the French company Airbus Helicopters SAS, which laid the foundation for a new progressive project - the Unified Aviation Security and Civil Protection System of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The contract with Airbus Helicopters for the supply of 55 helicopters is being successfully implemented.
As Ukrinform reported, on the last Saturday of August, Ukraine celebrates Aviation Day - a joint holiday of military and civil aviators and workers of the aviation industry and transport.