Iraq Receives more Russian Military Helicopters

By John Lee.

Iraq has received its final batch of Russian Mi-28 NE Night Hunter military helicopters, TASS news agency has reported.

A blog run by Russia’s independent Center of the Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, reported that the latest shipment contained the final four of the 15 helicopters ordered by the Iraqi government.

A $4.2 billion package of arms deals between Russia and Iraq was signed in 2012, becoming the third biggest agreement for Russian arms sales since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, the Reuters news agency reported.

(Source: The Moscow Times)

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