Russian military district receives Mi-35M combat helicopters

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The Russian Armed Forces’ Strategic command, Western Military District has received new Mi-35M combat helicopters, which are capable of performing missions around the clock in adverse weather conditions.

The Mi-35M manufactured by Rostvertol, a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters, are armed with managed and unmanaged “air-land” and”air-to-air” missiles, as well as with a mobile double-barreled gun mount 23 mm, according to the press service of Western Military District.

By year-end, the Mi-35M will completely replace the previous generation helicopters, Mi-24s.

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