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Defence Helicopter

Afghanistan receives additional Mi-17s

14th February 2014 - 12:16 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London


Russia has commenced delivery of a new batch of Mi-17 Helicopters to Afghanistan, as part of a controversial contract with the Pentagon to supply an additional 30 airframes to an Afghan special unit. 

Three Mi-17V-5 transport helicopters have been delivered in 2014, with the remaining 27 to be shipped ...

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