The Senegal Air Force has recently received the newly modernised Mil Mi-24V attack helicopter. The second-hand helicopter was refurbished by Poland’s WZL-1 based in Lodz, reports Flight Global. The Mi-24V will join Senegal’s two Mi-35s.
Russian Helicopters Holding has awarded the first firm price contracts for the supply of technical aviation equipment for Mi-35 helicopters in service with the Peruvian Air Forces. The contracts were awarded early in July of this year based on the results of tenders won by Russian Helicopters. According to contract terms, the Russian holding shall… Read more »
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will take part in the Singapore Airshow 2016 at the Changi Exhibition Center from 16 to 21 February 2016. The holding company will be showing its Mi-171A2 helicopter for the first time in Singapore. The display of the newest helicopters will boost presence of Russian Helicopters in the… Read more »
Mi-26, Mi-28N Night Hunter, Mi-35M, Ka-52 Alligator and Mi-8/17 military helicopters built by Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) took part in the flight programmes of today’s parade ceremonies on Moscow’s Red Square and in towns and cities across Russia to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Russian Great Patriotic War… Read more »
Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered the first batch of four Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters, made by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, to the Ministry of Defence of Peru. The Mi-171Sh are being delivered to Peru a month ahead of schedule. The customer also received aviation equipment required for its operation in addition to… Read more »
It has been a year of significant milestones for the Afghan National Security Forces as they have taken a definitive lead in providing security for Afghanistan. The International Security Assistance Force has moved to an increasingly train, advise and assist role after nearly a decade of combatting the enemies of Afghanistan, shoulder-to-shoulder with Afghan forces…. Read more »
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, will bring a strong line-up to the Dubai Airshow 2013 on 17-21 November. The airshow, one of the most important aviation events in the region, is this year taking place at a new location Dubai World Central. The Russian Helicopters display can be found… Read more »
The final two Afghan Mi-35 helicopter co-pilots from the Kabul Air Wing completed training November 3 in order to finalize a crew build-up that has spanned over a year. Czech Republic instructor pilots and advisors with NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan qualified the additional two pilots from the 377th Rotary Wing Squadron in order to complete… Read more »
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, will bring its line-up of military helicopters to Russia Arms Expo 2013, the ninth international exhibition of arms, military equipment and munitions, which takes place on 25-28 September 2013 in Nizhny Tagil, Russia. The Company’s display can be found in pavilion 2 at stand 2.6…. Read more »
The fourth of six shipments of four Mi-35M heilcopters has arrived in Azerbaijan this week. The first shipment was sent in December 2011, with a further two in April and August of this year. The last two are scheduled for March and June 2013. Each helicopter carries a pilot, co-pilot and up to 10 troops…. Read more »
The Peruvian Armed forces have reportedly put in an “urgent” request in for twelve Mi-171Sh and six Mi-35P helicopters, according to local reports.Â A figure of US$260 million is being quoted locally for the acquisition, which would included crew training and technical assistance.Â The purchase would be spread between the forces as follows – Air… Read more »
Russia has delivered the next batch of Mi-35M Hind attack helicopters to Brazil, whre they are known locally as the AH-2 Sabre.Â A total of 12 helicopters were bought in a 2008 contract worth $150 million, and the last three are due for delivery by the end of 2012. â€œThe latest three machines were delivered… Read more »
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today examined the new military helicopters, APA reports. The Head of State came to the Airport to familiarize himself with the new military helicopters.Â Chief of the Azerbaijan`s State Border Service, lieutenant-general Elchin Guliyev briefed President Ilham Aliyev on the new helicopters` technical specifications and weapons.Â Elchin Guliyev said… Read more »
The Telegraph India has reported that India is preparing to withdraw the last four Mi-35 attack helicopters next month, citing strong domestic need for the aircraft. The contract with Monusco (the UNâ€™s mission in Democratic Republic of Congo) expires in less than two weeks on 4th July.Â However, the Congo is heading towards a residential… Read more »
Azerbaijan continues its military build up with the purchase of 24 Mi-35M attack helicopters for its Army.Â Russian company Rostvertol has revealed that it signed a deal in September-October 2010, General Director Boris Slyusar said yesterday. The agreement came to light as the general director announced Rostvertol’s 2010 trading figures, which showed a net profit… Read more »
The helicopters that are being called back have to undergo overhauling, including the changing the UN colours. The Indian Air Force has 11 Mi-17s and eight Mi-35s in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In Sudan, the IAF has deployed six M-17s.
The Brazilian Ministry of Development has agreed to a visit from a large Russian business delegation that will arrive in Brasilia in early October.Â Their package deal offer includes a new batch of 18 Mi-35M combat helicopters
The Mi-35 Hind E attack helicopter is the Afghan Air Forceâ€™s main gunship with Afghan aircrews trained by NATO forces from various countries including Hungary and the Czech Republic. The adage: crawl, walk, run often describes military training and the Afghan Mi-35 crews are in the walking phase, building confidence to take control of the… Read more »
The Afghan National Army Air Corps’s 377th Rotary Wing Squadron conducted their first combined operation mission on May 13th, 2010Â usingÂ two Mi-17s for transportÂ and two Mi-35s toÂ provided air escort. Three mixed U.S. and Afghan crews and one all Afghan crew transported 70 Afghan National Army troops from Jalalabad to Forward Operating Base BOSTICK. The Mi-17s transported… Read more »
U.S. Air Force Major Caleb Nimmo is the first American Mi-35 HIND attack helicopter pilot to fly in combat. He is deployed to Afghanistan advising the Afghan National Army Air Corpsâ€™ rotary wing squadron as part of the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Combined Air Power Transition Force. The 377th Rotary Wing Squadron of the Kabul… Read more »
“Brazil is changing its level in relation to the Defence. We are no longer mere buyers. We now receive and internalize technology. These helicopters strengthen aviation rotorcraft. With these words, the Defence Minister, Nelson Jobim, named the newly acquired helicopter MI-35 Brazilian Air Force, which in this Saturday (17) came to be called A-H2 Sabre…. Read more »
The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) have received five MI-35 tactical helicopters from Ethiopia. The helicopters arrived in Nyala, South Darfur, with 15 pilots and crew members onboard.
Quoting a high-level source in â€˜Rosoboronexportâ€™, close to the Russia-Burma negotiation process, Nikolsky said the contract includes delivering 20 MiG-29 fighter jets worth Euro 400 million (US$ 570 million) and 8 to 10 Mi-35 attack helicopters worth Euro 50 million (US$ 71 million).