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Thursday, 20 October 2016

Egypt wants to buy Ka-52 helicopters from Russia

Egypt has requested that Russia supply Ka-52 helicopters for Mistral helicopter carriers, Anatoly Punchuk, deputy director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), told Sputnik. "The customer is considering the possibility of forming several helicopter squadrons. The exact amount will be agreed in the course of further negotiations," Punchuk said. We had earlier reported Egypt signed an accord with Russia in September to supply the choppers and train Egyptian pilots.

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