February 9 2012 , the Kenyan newspaper "The Star" posted an article Dominic Wabala "Kenya Buys Russian Gunships", in which it is reported that Kenya under contracts with "of" Rosoboronexport "has received three helicopters (" helicopter gunships "- perhaps the Mi-35) Also the first eight cars intelligence, termed "BRDM-3" ("BRDM-3 reconnaissance vehicles" — as long as the authentic type is unclear.) contract for the purchase of 88 armored vehicles to the amount of data 8.9 billion Kenyan shillings (about 105.6 million dollars) concluded in August last year, the first eight cars produced by Kenya at the end of 2011 g
Three military helicopters acquired from Russia, January 3 2012 was transferred to the 50th air cavalry battalion (battalion) that connects voedinyzhdy Kenyan army aviation. A senior Kenyan military officer was quoted by the newspaper, said that the agreement with the "Rosoboronexport" for the supply of helicopters has signed "a couple of years back," and rotorcraft arrived in late December 2011 early January 2012 g
Publisher also reports that Kenya at the end of 2011 early talks to buy 16 attack helicopters Mi-28, designed to retrofit the 50th airborne cavalry division.