BAKU, September 12.
Russia concluded last month an agreement with Nigeria on the deliveries of a considerable consignment of Russian Mil Mi-series military helicopters, which are called Hip in line with NATO classification, a senior official with the state-owned high-tech corporation Rostec said on Friday.
“In August, not that much long ago, a contract was signed with
Nigeria on the deliveries of [Russian] helicopters,” Sergei
Goreslavsky, a deputy director general of Rostec, said at the ADEX-2014 international defense exhibition in Azerbaijan.“We are talking here about a significant number of Mi-171Sh helicopters and several Mi-35M helicopters,” Goreslavsky added.
He added that Mi-171Sh helicopters and other Mi modifications
are very popular in other African states.
“Mozambique expressed its interest and we plan to work in this
direction at the upcoming exhibition in South Africa,”