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  • Mi-35s Arrived Uzbekistan
    Mi-35s Arrived Uzbekistan January 16 2020
    Russia continues to deliveries in parallel with arms sales. Two Mi-35 helicopters were delivered to the end user. Mi-35M (NATO Code: Hind-E) helicopters continue to arrive new users. In this context, the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan received four platforms ordered from Russia. The delivery news was recently aired on a local television station. According to the sales announcement announced in March 2018, Uzbekistan will receive a total of 12 Mi-35M deliveries.
  • Mi-35 Grant from India
    Mi-35 Grant from India October 16 2019
    India donated two Mi-35 attack helicopters to Afghanistan. “Two Mi-35 attack helicopters gifted by India to Afghan forces,” Fawad Aman, spokesman for the Afghan Defence Ministry, tweeted official Twitter account. The helicopters were delivered to Afghan forces at a ceremony held at Kabul Airport. In 2016, Kabul requested India to repair and provide new parts for the Air Force’s 11 Mi-35s and 7 transport aircraft. In the same year, New Delhi supplied 4 Mi-25s. India...
  • Russian Helicopters will Retire
    Russian Helicopters will Retire August 23 2019
    The Czech Republic decided to retire the Russian-made helicopters in its inventory. The Czech Republic will buy 12 military helicopters from US maker Bell a deal priced at $622 million, Defence Minister Lubomir Metnar said on August 22. The deal includes the utility Venom aircraft and the attack Viper aircraft, which share most of their parts. “It will be eight Venoms and four Vipers,” Metnar told reporters. The contract expected to sign by the end of the year with delivery starti...
  • Russia Continues Existence at the Balkans
    Russia Continues Existence at the Balkans August 22 2019
    Cooperation between Russia and Serbia continues. In October 2018, the Serbian Air Force received six MiG-29 fighter jets handed over by Russia as part of military and technical assistance. In addition to this military assistance, Serbia will procure Russian-made Mi-35 and Mi-17 transport helicopters. The helicopters will arrive for the Serbian Air Force in the first quarter of 2020, Serbia’s Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin said in an interview with RTS television channel on August 19....
  • Indian First AH-64Es Reaches Home on Jul. 27
    Indian First AH-64Es Reaches Home on Jul. 27 July 21 2019
    The first batch of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will reach Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad on Jul. 27. It is likely that there will be three to four helicopters in this consignment. But the deployment of Apache's first squadron in Pathankot will take another month. India has purchased 22 Apache helicopters from the United States. The first squadron of the Apaches will be stationed at Pathankot and the first Commanding Officer will be Grou...
  • Ataka Will Enter the Inventory After a Long Time July 1 2019
      The Indian Air Force will procure 9M120 Sturm Ataka anti-tank missiles worth about $29 million from Russia. India wants to be prepared for possible attacks after the Balakot aerial strike on February 26, 2019. According to government sources, India wants to supply the missiles in about three months. India has been trying to acquire the Russian missiles for a long time but the deal has been signed under the emergency provisions after more than a decade. The missiles ...
  • Russian Convergence at Near-East
    Russian Convergence at Near-East August 10 2018
    Pakistan has signed an agreement with Russia. Pakistani Army military personnel will train in Russian Federation training facilities. No information was provided about the details of the agreement between the two countries and the agreement signed for the incerasing bi-lateral relations between two countries. Agreement signed at the first meeting of the Russian-Pakistani Joint Military Consultative Committee. Pakistan is taking various steps to increase its cooperation with Rus...
  • Nigeria Overhauled First Mi-35
    Nigeria Overhauled First Mi-35 June 19 2018
    The Nigerian Air Force completed the first Mi-35 overhaul process under the Mi-35 (NATO Code: Hind) overhauling project, which was carried out with individual resources. Foreign technical specialists also attended the handover ceremony held at the 115th Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt. Speaking at the delivery ceremony, it was emphasized that the contribution made by the project to economy and the technical capability Nigeria has gained. Nigeria ha...
  • Kazakhstan to acquire four mi-35s
    Kazakhstan to acquire four mi-35s May 29 2018
    Russia has signed a new contract with Kazakhstan on the delivery of four Mil Mi-35 (Hind-E) transport and attack helicopters, according to Deputy Head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov. In 2016, Russia also signed a delivery contract with Kazakhstan on four Mi-35 helicopters. Overall, Kazakhstan is to get eight Mi-35 helicopters from Russia, according to the latest data. Mi-35M transport and attack helicopters ...
  • Serbia Receives MiG-29 Fighters from Belarus
    Serbia Receives MiG-29 Fighters from Belarus April 24 2018
    Serbian Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin revealed that Serbian Army has received four MiG-29 fighter jets from Belarus. The addition of four aircraft increased the number of Serbian MiG-29 fleet to 14. Vulin said that while visiting Moscow in April, he had talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu on supplies of four Mi-35 combat helicopters, four Mi-17 transport helicopters, T-72 tanks, BMP-2 armoured infantry carriers and missile defence systems. Serbia has...
  • Mi-35Ms in New Nest
    Mi-35Ms in New Nest April 11 2018
    The Pakistan Army Aviation Command received four Mi-35M attack helicopters, the necessary equipment and ammunition. Pakistan ordered the helicopters for 153 million US Dollars in 2015. Training, spare parts, ammunition, ground support equipment were also supplied to Pakistan under the agreement. The Mi-35 helicopters have been developed to provide fire support to ground units, armed escort, and trasport infantry units. The helicopter, which is famous for bulletproof belly even for 1...
  • Serbia Negotiates Purchase of Mi-35
    Serbia Negotiates Purchase of Mi-35 April 10 2018
    Serbian Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin has revealed that Serbia has begun negotiating with Russia for the supply of four Mi-35 combat helicopters and four Mi-17 transport helicopters. After meeting with Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu in Moscow on 3 April, Vulin said they have also discussed the continuation of military-technical cooperation, the further equipping and modernization of MiG fighters and the acquisition and supply of T-72 tanks and BMP-2 and certain...
  • Russia Completed Pakistan's Helo Delivery
    Russia Completed Pakistan's Helo Delivery September 5 2017
    Pakistan's Defence Export Promotion Organization revealed at Army-2017 defence exhibition that Russia has completed delivery of four Mil Mi-35M 'Hind E' attack helicopters to the Pakistan Army Aviation Corps (PAAC). The relevant contract, with a total value of $153 million, was signed in August 2015 between two countries. 
  • Nigeria Took Delivery of Two Mi-35M Attack Helicopter
    Nigeria Took Delivery of Two Mi-35M Attack Helicopter January 16 2017
    Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has taken delivery of two Mil Mi-35M attack helicopters from Russia. Awarding the relevant contract of 12 helicopters in November 2016, Nigeria will receive the remaining ten helicopters by the end of 2018. Although the helicopters were actually received, they did not officially enter the inventory. Once the helicopters enter service, they will participate in various operations. Nigeria wants to utilize the platforms especially in close air support missions. ...
  • New Russian-made Helicopters to Kazakhstan
    New Russian-made Helicopters to Kazakhstan January 14 2017
    Russia is to deliver four Mi-35M attack helicopters to Kazakhstan in 2018, announced by the manufacturer Russian Helicopters on 11 January. The export variant of Mi-24, Mi-35M helicopters will have attack, ground assault, medical evacuation transport capabilities.
  • Pakistan may Receive Mi-35 Helicopters In 2017
    Pakistan may Receive Mi-35 Helicopters In 2017 December 22 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-...
  • Indonesia To Send Helicopters To Russia
    Indonesia To Send Helicopters To Russia December 5 2016
    Russian Helicopters has been awarded a contract for repairwork on Indonesian Mi-35P helicopters. The company announced the agreement on 5 December, stating that the transportation of the helicopters was currently being organized and will undergo overhaul at the company's 150th Aviation Repair Factory. 
  • Russian Tech in African Market
    Russian Tech in African Market September 20 2016
    Participating Africa Aerospace and Defence 2016 exhibition, Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexpo stated that the sales contracts with African countries exceed $21 billion. During the fair, Rosoboronexport held meetings with representatives of more than 25 African countries, as well as European, Asian and Latin American states. The outstanding platforms exhibited were Yak-130 combat trainer, the Mil Mi-28NE combat helicopter, the Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A military transport plane and the Mi-35M atta...
  • Russian Combat Helicopters in Drill
    Russian Combat Helicopters in Drill September 20 2016
    A tactical flight training was launched today at a Russian aviation base stationed in the Pushkin district of St. Petersburg. Mi-8, Mi-24 and Mi-35 helicopter crews will perform solo missions and are scheduled to perform 30 helicopter flights a day during the four-day training. The main purpose of the drill is to improve the crews’ flight skills and combat helicopter use.
  • Islamabad Chose Sukhoi
    Islamabad Chose Sukhoi September 11 2016
    Pakistan and Russia are negotiating a deal on Sukhoi Su-35  (NATO reporting name: Flanker-E) and Su-37 (NATO reporting name: Flanker-F) jets. A delegation from Pakistani Defense Ministry visited The Army-2016 expo, held in Kubinka near Moscow and opened its doors on 6 September, to assess capabilities of the jets as well as look for Russian helicopters. Stating that the deal was at initial stage, Pakistan added that they were also considering procurement of Mi-35M multipurpose attack hel...
  • Fair News Issue 40 July 24 2016
    HİBTEK’S Paint to Conceal F-16 Good News about Mi-35 from Russian Helicopters ASELSAN’s Kazakhstan Move Kazakhstan-Dearsan Cooperation Urban Warfare Tank from Russia New Russian Chassis Fresh Company, Fresh Product Shocked by the Chinese Poly Defence Chengdu Introduced Wing Loong UAV MKEK’s BORAN Show
  • Russia to deliver first Mi-35M to Kazakhstan in late 2016 June 2 2016
    Russia plans to start deliveries of Mil Mi-35M helicopters to Kazakhstan in late 2016, according to Russian Helicopters. Russian Helicopters announced that the first deliveries of Mil Mi-35M (NATO Code name 'Hind-E') combat helicopters to Kazakhstan are scheduled for the end of 2016.   However, the company, did not mention how many of the helicopters Astana had on order.  The helicopter is designed to destroy hostile armoured vehicles, provide c...
  • Syria: Russia deploys most recent attack helicopters April 5 2016
    The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed that the Mil Mi-28N Night Hunters (NATO reporting name "Havoc") it has deployed to Syria have carried air strikes when it released targeting footage filmed by the attack helicopters. Moreover, the helicopter Kamov Ka-58 Alligator, (NATO reporting name: Hokum B) also entered service recently, was sighted in Syria. Local news agencies reported that four Mi-28Ns are forward deployed to Al-Shayrat Airbase. This airbase had previously been use...