European manufacturer Eurocopter and Russia's Kamov are competing for the contract, worth an estimated $550 million and seen as vital for Indian troops posted in high altitudes such as the mountainous border with China.
What does KA stand for?
KA stands for Kamov (Russian aircraft designer)
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- Acid Constant
- Acid Dissociation Constant
- Dragonair (Hong Kong airline company)
- Ionization Constant
- Kahr Arms (Orangetown, NY)
- Kainic Acid
- Kaiser Engineering Inc
- Kaiserslautern American
- Kalos Agon (martial arts)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The navy's plan to buy 56 naval light utility helicopters for which bids have been invited from all the leading helicopter makers AgustaWestland, Bell, Boeing, Eurocopter, Kamov and Sikorsky too has run into delay.
Speaking in Panaji, flag officer commanding Goa area (FOCGA) Rear Admiral Sudhir Pillai said the hunt for newer crafts was on while the Seaking, which are anti-submarine and troop-carrying helicopters, and Kamov or Ka-31, were being upgraded.
The state-owned holding company, which incorporates the Mil and Kamov design bureaux and Kazan Helicopters, is in the final stages of concluding the deals, says chief executive Dmitry Petrov.
The Mil and Kamov scientific and construction research bureaus, 2.
5 billion dollars for the vessel, of this, 948 million dollars was to be spent on refitting the 45,000 tonne vessel and the balance was to be used for purchasing MiG-29 combat jets and Kamov anti-submarine warfare helicopters to be deployed on the ship.
The reinforcements will add to the 37 Cypriot firefighters already battling fires in Greece since Sunday in the Nea Makri area, along with two fire brigade vehicles and a Cyprus Republic-leased Kamov helicopter with a five-member crew.