Belarus gets six helicopters

Tuesday, 29 November, 2016 - 12:45

The solemn ceremony of delivering six military transport helicopters (Mi-8 helicopters) to the Defence Ministry of Belarus was held. According to the contract, signed by the company Russian Helicopters and Minsk, the Defence Ministry of Belarus will receive twelve helicopters (Mi-8MTV-5) before the end of 2017.

Belarusian Defense Minister Andrei Ravkov said: «By late May — early June we are going to get another six helicopters and will use a full-fledged squadron».

The next batch of six trucks is going to arrive in Minsk at the beginning of 2017.