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Armenia looking to acquire firefighting helicopters

Armenia looking to acquire firefighting helicopters

PanARMENIAN.Net - Newly-appointed Minister of Emergency Situation Feliks Tsolakyan has said that Armenia is planning to purchase firefighting helicopters.

At a meeting with Airbus Group Vice President for Eastern Europe Jacques Garrigue, Tsolakyan stressed the need for involving aviation in rescue and firefighting missions in Armenia, a country with high mountains.

The minister said he expects the aerospace corporation to unveil proposals for cooperation.

The meeting sought to reach a preliminary agreement on the conditions of acquiring the proposed helicopters.

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