Friday, March 5, 2021

Topic: Mi-8

Russian military helicopter crashes in Syria

Multiple news outlets reported that a Russian military helicopter crashed in northeast Syria. Syrian media on Feb. 28, reported that a Russian helicopter crashed in the countryside of...

Ukraine begins production of rotor blades for Mil family helicopters

The Ministry for Strategic Industries of Ukraine has announced that the Ukrainian defense industry achieved a significant milestone this month as part of an ongoing upgrade program...

Russia sends military helicopters to Central African Republic

Russia reportedly has deployed two Mi-8AMTSh Hipp military helicopters to the Central African Republic. On Friday, the heavy-lift An-124 Ruslan (Condor) cargo plane delivered two Russian Mi-8AMTSh Hipp...

Russian Army to receive first Mi-8AMTSh-VN helicopters in 2021

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexey Krivoruchko has reported that the Russian Army will receive the latest version of the Mi-8 Hip helicopter in 2021. In a statement...

Russia deploys attack helicopters to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

The Russian military is sending attack helicopters to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone following the start of the peacekeeping operation. According to a press release issued Thursday by the...

Ukrainian security service blocked illegal supply of helicopter engines to Russia

The SBU, Ukraine’s state security service, has reported on Tuesday that it blocked a systematic steal of aircraft components from the strategic aerospace enterprise. According to a press...

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