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Russian Air Force to Get Hundreds of Helicopters by 2027

MOSCOW, (BM) – Under the government program for armaments the Russian Defense Ministry will get 423 helicopters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu statement on Tuesday.

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“In accordance with the government program for armaments the manufacturers are to produce 423 advanced helicopters for the Defense Ministry in 2018-2027. By now the Armed Forces have received 112 helicopters, including 58 provided ahead of time,” Shoigu reported.

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On the contract list are 96 attack helicopters Mi-28NM, Shoigu said, adding that during the contract conclusion the manufacturer agreed to considerably lower the price.

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Source: Defence 360 Europe

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