Kazakhstan to Receive Su-30 Fighters, Mi-17 , Mi-35 Helicopters From Russia
10:05 07.09.2016(updated 11:37 07.09.2016)
Kazakhstan's armed forces will receive multirole fighters and transport helicopters from Russia this year.
KUBINKA (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) – Kazakhstan's armed forces will receive two Su-30 multirole fighters and two Mi-17 transport helicopters from Russia this year as part of existing contracts, Kazakhstan's Deputy Defense Minister Okas Saparov told Sputnik on Wednesday.
"We received four Su-30s from Russia in 2014, two more this year," Saparov said at the Army-2016 military forum, adding that two Mi-17s would enter into service in 2016, followed by more next year.
Moreover, Kazakhstan plans to sign a contract on the purchase of four Russian Mi-35 helicopters by the end of 2016, Kazakh Deputy Defense Minister Okas Saparov told Sputnik on Wednesday.
"This year we will sign another contract on four Mi-35s," Saparov said at the Army-2016 military forum, adding that four of the attack helicopters with transport capabilities planned to be delivered as part of the 2015 contract.
Army-2016 military forum is holding on at Moscow Region suburb Kubinka.
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