Mass media: India has put Afghanistan first of four Mi-25

Mass media: India has put Afghanistan first of four Mi-25


Attack helicopters of the Russian manufacture will join the forces of the Afghan air force, in the fleet which already has three Cheetal light helicopters of the Indian production.

NEW DELHI, 22 Dec –. India has delivered to Afghanistan the first of four attack helicopters Mi-25, according to the Tuesday edition of the Economic Times citing sources.

In November, Afghanistan has turned to India for four shock helicopters Mi-25 to combat terrorists, was signed the agreement which also provides for the training of the military. India will give Afghanistan the helicopters free of charge.

The Mi-25 will join the forces of the Afghan air force, in the fleet which already has three Cheetal light helicopters of the Indian production.

The helicopters are the first lethal weapons supplied by India in Afghanistan after signing the strategic partnership agreement with Kabul in 2011. Prior to that, India has supplied light helicopters, vehicles, and also provided assistance in training the military.