Pakistan Keen On Russian Mi-35 Helicopter Gunships

  • Our Bureau
  • 02:44 PM, March 17, 2015
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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. 


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