Friday, June 1, 2012
Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense Orders 20 EC725s from Eurocopter
Eurocopter has received an order from the Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense for 20 EC725s. The Eurocopter/Kazakhstan Engineering joint venture will assemble the helicopters in Astana, Kazakhstan. The agreement, which was signed during May’s Kadex-2012 military exposition in Astana, follows an order of 45 EC145s by the Ministries of Defense and Emergencies. The EC725’s civil version, the EC225, is in use for government VIP transportation by the Republic of Kazakhstan.