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US military aircraft supposedly made up of Chinese knockoff!

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RUSSIA to supply NATO Mil helicopters spare parts

Note that the American military and the Russian Rosoboronexport have previously sealed a contract for the supply of twenty-one Mi-17V5 multipurpose helicopters to Afghanistan. Here is the new agreement that should be signed as well:

RIA NovostiMil helicopter flyingRussia, NATO to set up trust fund for Mil helicopter maintenance

22:00 31/05/2011 Russia and NATO will sign an agreement on setting up a trust fund for maintenance of Mi helicopters in Europe by yearend, a deputy director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said on Tuesday.>>

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Peruvian Air Force with brand new Mi-35P helicopters & Mi-171s to be delivered in May 2011

RIA NovostiMi-35Russia delivers 2 combat helicopters to Peru

13:05 05/04/2011 Russia has delivered two Mi-35P Hind E attack helicopters to Peru under a contract to provide the South American country with air power to combat cocaine production and terrorism.>>

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US Boeing UAV helicopter tested in Belize

The A160 “Hummingbird” or YMQ-18 – its military designation – is an American unmanned helicopter that is being tested in Central America, in Belize. This VTOL – Vertical Takeoff and Landing – prototype has been developed by the U.S. DARPA & the Boeing’s R&D division, the Phantom Works. The DARPA calls this drone FORESTER – FOPEN (FOliage PENetration) Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Tracking and Engagement Radar. You can watch the video hereafter:

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Kamov Ka-52 Alligators onboard future French-made Mistral-class warships

RIA NovostiKa-52 helicopterFrench warships for Russia to be armed with Ka-52 helicopters

16:07 14/08/2010 Mistral-class helicopter carriers, which Russia plans to buy from France, will be armed with Russian Ka-52 Alligator helicopters, Air Force Commander Colonel General Alexander Zelin told the Ekho Moskvy FM station on Saturday.>>

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