A new engine for the CH-47 Chinook will significantly increase the capabilities of the helicopter, allowing it to meet future operational needs head on.
Pakistan receives Mi-35M quartet
The Pakistan Army Aviation Corps has received four Mil Mi-35M attack helicopters, the Defence Export Promotion Organisation (DEPO) confirmed in late August.
A statement issued by Brig Gen Waheed Mumtaz, director general of the DEPO, noted, ‘The contract was signed, we received all four [Mi-35Ms] and now we get new equipment.’
Islamabad had ordered the four rotorcraft in a $153 million deal in August 2015. As well as the aircraft, the contract includes training, spare parts and ground support equipment.
Pakistan aircrews are currently training on the Mi-35M. However, it is unclear what armaments and munitions Pakistan has opted …
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