Russia is to deliver Mi-17 military transport helicopters to Cameroon, a spokesperson for Russian Technologies was quoted by RIA Novosti.
The deal which did not specify the number to be delivered was signed between Rosoboronexport and Cameroon’s Defense ministry at the MAKS-2013 International Air Space Show.
“This is the first contract as part of military technology collaboration between Russia and Cameroon,” Rosoboronexport CEO Anatoly Isaikin said in a statement.
In his statement, Rosoboronexport’s CEO explicitly identified expanding exports to countries in Africa as a priority, and said it is seeking to renew ties with Botswana, Ghana, and Equatorial Guinea.
In February a Russian delegation headed by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and including the deputy director of the Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation under Russia’s Defense Ministry travelled to Cameroon and held a series of meetings about bilateral cooperation.
Russian Helicopters and Colombias Vertical de Aviacion today signed agreements for five Mi-171A1s and five Ka-62s at the MAKS 2013 show. As part of the contracts signed today, Russian Helicopters and Vertical de Aviacion will work together on certification of the Mi-171A1 in Mexico and the Ka-62 in Colombia
Russian Helicopters will present the new medium multirole Mi-171A2 at the MAKS 2013 show, which starts on August 27 in the Moscow Region town of Zhukovsky. The Mi-171A2 is one of the most eagerly anticipated new models of the Russian aviation industry
Russia and U.S
The Afghan Armed Forces will receive 12 Mil Mi-17V5 military transport helicopters at the end 2013, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Thursday. The helicopters were options in a $367
Rosoboronexport and Chinese company Poly Technologies, Inc. in August signed a contract for delivery of 52 Mi-171E transport helicopters to China in 2012-2014
In a recent contract signed by Moscow and Beijing on the delivery of 55 Mi-171E helicopters to China, Russian’s Ulan Ude factory is set to build Mi-171E multipurpose helicopters to China. Cost of one unit in basic configuration is estimated to be $10 to 12 million
China has donated 50 million Yuan (US$7.3million) to the African state of Cameroon for obtaining military equipment of its choice
The US government has transferred two American-made Cessna surveillance aircraft to the Cameroon Air Force to fight against Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa. The Cameroon C208 Cessna Program is valued at approximately 24 billion CFA, or $4
A Cameroon army vessel carrying 37 soldiers from the elite Rapid Intervention Brigade capsized Sunday off the country's southwestern coast. The logistics boat, belonging to the Rapid Intervention Brigade, which has fought Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram in recent years capsized early Sunday morning between the city of Limbe and Bakassi,
David Cameron, the British Prime Minister will announce an investment of £1.1 billion in capabilities for the armed forces, UK Ministry of Defense reported on 14th July
The Cameroonian Navy has taken delivery of two new 24m-long ARESA 2400 CPV Defender and one new 23m-long ARESA 2300 LD Craft to help the force safeguard their maritime domains. Cameroon's Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Jean Mendoua, commissioned the 23m Aresa 2300 landing craft and two 24m Aresa 2400 CPV Defender patrol boats at the Cameroon Navy Base in Douala on November 21
The Russian Helicopters (Rosvertol) has delivered four more Mi-171E multipurpose helicopters to China under a 2012 contract for total 52 helicopters. “Counting this delivery, the customer has received a total of 32 helicopters
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