Russia Close to Complete Attack Helicopter Deliveries to Brazil

RIA Novosti
Thursday 17th October, 2013

BRAZILIA, October 17 (RIA Novosti) – Russia is planning to deliver the remaining Mi-35M Hind-E attack helicopters to Brazil under the 2008 contract in the next few months, a senior government official said Thursday. Russia has so far supplied nine out of 12 Mi-35s to the Latin American country under the deal worth $150 million. “We are testing the last, fourth, batch of these helicopters,” the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), Alexander Fomin, said. “Depending on the duration of the acceptance trials, the deliveries will be completed either by the…

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