China Orders Kamov Ka-32
Russian Helicopters has received an order from Ordos City, China, for a firefighting variant of the Kamov Ka-32A11BC.
The helicopter will be equipped with the Simplex firefighting system, a horizontal water cannon and the VSU-5 water-dumping system. Delivery is planned for next September.
Source: by Thierry Dubois - December 5, 2011 - Aviation International News (www.ainonline.com)
Photo: Two Kamov Ka-31 naval airborne early warning helicopters spotted.
Judging from their pennant numbers, they are organic to the 4th Naval Independent Aviation Regiment where the earlier Ka-27 imports are. (http://china-defense.blogspot.com)