UPGRADE OF KA-28
India has inked a deal with rosoboronexport to modernise ten Ka-28 naval helicopters at a cost of $294 million. as per the contract, the helicopters will be first transported to russian helicopters’ facility in Kumertau to be overhauled to extend their lifespan over the next five years. After their structural upgrade they will return to India for avionics upgrade. first purchased in 1980, only four Ka-28s are currently operational.