A Mi-8 helicopter belonging to one of special services of the Russian Federation has crashed in Chechnya killing five people.
There were nine people on board the helicopter and some are considered to have survived the crash. Emergency services have not reached the site of the crash yet, so the number of victims is yet to be specified, Pravada reported quoting Ria Novosti Wednesday.
According to preliminary reports, the helicopter, which most likely belonged to the border service, could crash because of bad weather conditions. The helicopter crashed in Hangihoy Gorge in Itum-Kalinsky district of Chechnya.
The delivery of Russias upgraded version of Mi-28NE Night Hunter attack helicopter is on schedule and will reportedly be handed over to the Russian defense ministry by 2018 end, the head of Russian Helicopters confirms to TASS. The Ministry of Defence of Russia ordered two improved variants of Mi-28NM attack helicopters last year, which will feature an innovative helmet-mounted target designation and display system as part of its onboard radar equipment
A Russian Antonov An-26 Russian transport plane crashed while trying to land at Hmeymim airbase in northwest Syria killing 33 passengers and six crew members. According to preliminary data, an Antonov An-26 transport aircraft hit the ground 500 meters from Hmeymim airfield during its landing approach at around 15:00 Moscow time on March 6,
The order-book of Russian arms exports stands at US$45 billion with $15 billion new orders singed at the end of 2017 which was double that of the previous year. Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying by TASS at a meeting of the commission on military-technical cooperation: "The export of military hardware has grown for a third year in a row to more than $15 billion
Russias most advanced PL-14 handgun or Lebedev pistol will soon enter serial production, the head of Izhevsk Mechanical Factory, part of the Kalashnikov Group firearms manufacturer, said. Factory Managing Director Alexander Gvozdik was quoted as saying by TASS at a presentation of the enterprises investment program on Monday: "The serial production of the Lebedev pistol will start in the short term"
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A Mi-8 helicopter crashed in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region, East Siberia, killing 18 people on board, according to a source as told to Sputnik on Saturday. According to the regional emergency services, Mi-8 crash was caused by a technical failure due to which the helicopter fell apart and caught fire
The Russian defense ministry received a new batch of five Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopters on July 20, it was announced in a corporate press release Friday. During a video conference with the National Center for Defense of the State, the managing director of the Kazan Helicopter Plant, Yuri Pustovgarov, said that the next batch of Mi-8MTV-5-1 helicopters had successfully passed all kinds of tests provided for by technical specifications and state contract
A Russian Ka-52 attack helicopter crashed during a routine flight in eastern Syria, killing two pilots onboard, TASS reports Monday quoting a statement made by Russias Defence Ministry
An Algerian military plane crashed in northern Algeria killing at least 257 people, the first major plane disaster in the country, the defence ministry said Wednesday. The incident happened shortly after the aircraft, an Ilyushin Il-76, took off from Boufarik military airport near the capital Algiers today morning
A passenger plane, a twin-propeller Bombardier Dash 8 flying from Bangladesh, has reportedly crashed killing atleast 38 people, as it landed at the Kathmandu airport in Nepal. The plane swerved repeatedly before it crashed, landing near the runway, various media reported
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