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Russia to deliver attack helicopters to Brazil this year

7th April 2009 - 05:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Russia will start deliveries of Mi-35 Hind attack helicopters to Brazil by the end of 2009, a senior government official said on Monday.

The Russian helicopter beat off fierce competition from the Augusta A-129 Mangusta and the Eurocopter AS-665 Tiger to win a Brazilian tender last fall.

"We have recently ...

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