Russia has presented two Mi-8MT multirole helicopters and P-18-2 early warning radars to Kyrgyzstan, as part of inter-governmental agreement to provide military and technical assistance to the latter.
“The military equipment were handed over to the Kyrgyz Armed Forces in a ceremony held in Kant town in the Chui Valley, north Kyrgyzstan,” General Staff of the Kyrgyz Armed Forces was quoted as saying by TASS on Wednesday.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the value of military hardware transferred amounts to over 770 million rubles ($12 million).
Aside of the two rotorcraft and radars, Kyrgyzstan has received nine BRDM armored vehicles, and two military transport planes.
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 Forces 11 Mi-35s and 7 transport aircraft
Sri Lanka Navy renamed China-gifted frigate "P625" as "Parakramabahu" and commissioned it into naval service. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Ambassador of China to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan, Defense Attache of the Chinese Embassy Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei and Sri Lanka senior military officers and government officials attended the ceremony
India gifted two fast interceptor boats and 44 Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to Mozambique on Monday, July 29, to boost military cooperation between the two countries. New Delhi and Maputo are likely to sign three pacts during Indian defense minister Rajnath Singhs 3-day visit to the African nation starting 28 July, with the objective of boosting bilateral military ties
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Czech Republic has entered into an agreement with Israel for the acquisition of eight units of 3D mobile air defense radars (MADR) for CZK 3.5 billion ($153
Russia's latest armored vehicle, the Atlet, is completing preliminary trials where its anti-shelling and anti-blast capabilities are being tested, and is scheduled to enter state trials in 2020. "The Atlet is completing preliminary tests and the stage of state trials is scheduled to begin for it in the spring of next year
Russian Helicopters Mi-171A2 has received a certification validating the rotorcrafts export in India and Columbia. “The Department of Civil Aviation of India has confirmed that the standard design of the Mi-171A2 helicopter meets the requirements of the country's civil aviation (CAR)
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) accepted delivery of two Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters it received as a present from Jordan, on Tuesday. “The helicopters arrived Tuesday morning and will be reassembled to put rotors and launchers
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