Upgraded Kamovs

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Design and testing of the Ka-27M was carried out by Kamov at its Moscow facility in the 2000s followed by production at the KumAPE plant in Kumertau. Russian Helicopters

On December 20, 2016, Russian Naval Aviation (RNA) took delivery of its first batch of eight Ka-27M Helix helicopters, the long-delayed upgrade version of the Ka- 27PL anti-submarine warfare helicopter.

The RNA rotary-wing fleet was further strengthened with delivery of six Ka-29 Helix B assault transport helicopters on December 21, overhauled at the Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise (KumAPE) plant under a contract valued at RUB 435 million.