U.S. to Buy 30 Russian Helicopters for Afghanistan
- RIA Novosti
- Nov. 04 2013 18:50
- Last edited 18:50
The U.S. will next year buy 30 Russian-made helicopters for the Afghan army, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Friday.
The batch of Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters will raise to 63 the quantity of that model supplied under U.S.-Russian deals for the Afghan National Army.
The Mi-17V-5 is part of the Mi-8/17 family, members of which are used by more than 80 countries.