Indonesia has received Russian attack helicopters

Indonesia has received Russian attack helicoptersIndonesia has received three new Russian transport and attack helicopters Mi-35, which are to be transferred to the Army adopted country, reports RIA Announcements citing sources who are familiar about the supply. Helicopters delivered military transport aircraft An-124, have been transferred to the customer at the expense of the municipal loan from Russia Indonesia in September 2007.

At acquired in 2007, the export credit Indonesia meant to buy Russian military equipment party. Namely, it was about 10 transport helicopters E-17, 5 Mi-35 attack, 20 infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3M and 2-submarines of Project 877 "Halibut". In July 2009, the Ministry of Defence of Indonesia has announced the postponement of the planned purchase Russian submarine in 2011 year due to lack of funds of the defense budget allocated to the country's navy.

In addition to helicopters Indonesia previously acquired from the RF 10 fighter "Su". Namely, in the framework of the agreement signed in September 2003, the Air Force received two Sou-30MK and two Su-27SK and two helicopters E-35. In 2007, the Indonesian Air Force bought another six aircraft — three Sou-27SKM and three Su-30MK2. The last aircraft of the party arrived in the country in September 2010.

It is expected that in October of this year can be signed supply contract another 6 fighter "Su", supposedly Sou-30MK2.

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