Pakistan may Receive Mi-35 Helicopters In 2017

Pakistan may Receive Mi-35 Helicopters In 2017 22 December, 2016

Pakistan’s Minister of Defence Production (MoDP) Rana Tanveer Hussain reportedly informed Pakistani media that Pakistan will receive its four Mi-35 assault helicopters from Russia in 2017 with the cost of $153 million U.S.

Islamabad and Moscow signed the agreement on Mi-35 sale August 2015.  

In April 2015, the U.S. State Department cleared the possible sale of 15 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters to Pakistan. Pentagon awarded Bell a contract to produce 11 AH-1Zs.

Pakistan is also in meetings with Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI)  for T-129 Atak and Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group (CAIG) Z-10.  The TAI T-129 has demonstrated it performance on in Pakistan’s hot-and-high conditions.

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