India Gifts 2 Mi-35 Gunships to Afghanistan

  • Our Bureau
  • 08:44 AM, October 16, 2019
  • 4737
India Gifts 2 Mi-35 Gunships to Afghanistan
India gifted two Mi-35 attack helicopters to Afghanistan (image tweeted by Fawad Aman, spokesman for Afghan Defense Ministry)

The Afghanistan Air Force on Tuesday received two Mi-35 attack helicopters gifted by India.

In 2016, Kabul requested India to repair and provide new parts for the Air Force’s 11 Mi-35s and 7 transport aircraft. In the same year, New Delhi supplied 4 Mi-25s. India shipped 2 attack choppers to the Afghan Air Force in May 2019.

“Two Mi-35 attack helicopters gifted by India to Afghan forces,” Fawad Aman, spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry, tweeted.

The Indian authorities including ambassador to Kabul, Vinay Kumar, handed over the attack helicopters to the Afghan Air Force during a ceremony at Kabul Airport.

Also Read

Sri Lankan Navy Commissions China-Gifted Frigate

August 23, 2019 @ 02:25 AM

India Gifts 2 Fast Interceptor Boats, 44 SUVs To Mozambique

July 29, 2019 @ 11:50 AM

Russia Gifts Armored Personnel Carriers to Central African Republic

October 16, 2020 @ 05:23 AM

Taliban claims Shooting Down US military aircraft in Afghanistan, Pentagon Denies

January 28, 2020 @ 08:19 AM

Jordan Gifts Cobra Attack Helicopters to Philippines

November 29, 2019 @ 11:11 AM

Russia Gifts 2 Mi-8MT Helicopters, Early Warning Radars to Kyrgyzstan

November 28, 2019 @ 11:37 AM

Afghanistan Orders 12 MD-530F Attack Helicopters

November 28, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Afghan Forces get five new MD-530F Gunships

November 26, 2019 @ 10:35 AM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS