Pakistan is looking to expand military technical cooperation with Russia by purchasing Russian Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain told Sputnik.
"Pakistan would like to procure a variety of Russian military hardware," Hussain was quoted as saying by the website.
The president specified that at the moment Pakistan was concentrating on importing Mi-35 helicopter gunships. The country also uses the Russian-made RD-93 jet engines in Pakistani fighter aircraft, he said.
Hussain also positively assessed the prospects of Russia-Pakistan military cooperation, saying that over the past decade bilateral military-to-military contacts have intensified.
Pakistan plans to offer its PAC JF-17 Thunder fighter jets to Bulgaria under the country's tender to acquire 16 combat aircraft for its military. The Bulgarian Air Force is aiming to replace its outdated Soviet-designed Mikoyan MiG-21 aircraft, Novinite, local media reported
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