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    The Russian Aerospace Forces put into service four jets, 23 helicopters and 15 drones in the second quarter of 2016, Anatoly Gulyaev, head of the Armaments Department of the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Gulyaev also noted that several Mi-8AMTSh (Hip) helicopters were delivered ahead of schedule. He added that the repair work on seven Il-76MD (Candid-B) planes has been completed and they would soon be delivered to military units.

    "For the air defense support of the Russian Aerospace Forces a S-400 missile defense system, four new and 54 repaired and modernized jets, 23 new and 11 repaired helicopters, 15 unmanned aerial vehicles and more than 8,000 aircraft munitions," Gulyaev said.

    Earlier on Friday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia's Armed Forces received an Iskander-M brigade, an S-400 missile defense system regiment and over 90 aircraft in the second quarter of 2016.


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