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    Kazakhstan to Receive Su-30 Fighters, Mi-17 , Mi-35 Helicopters From Russia

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    Kazakhstan’s armed forces will receive multirole fighters and transport helicopters from Russia this year.

    KUBINKA (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) – Kazakhstan’s armed forces will receive two Su-30 multirole fighters and two Mi-17 transport helicopters from Russia this year as part of existing contracts, Kazakhstan’s Deputy Defense Minister Okas Saparov told Sputnik on Wednesday.

    "We received four Su-30s from Russia in 2014, two more this year," Saparov said at the Army-2016 military forum, adding that two Mi-17s would enter into service in 2016, followed by more next year.

    Moreover, Kazakhstan plans to sign a contract on the purchase of four Russian Mi-35 helicopters by the end of 2016, Kazakh Deputy Defense Minister Okas Saparov told Sputnik on Wednesday.

    “This year we will sign another contract on four Mi-35s,” Saparov said at the Army-2016 military forum, adding that four of the attack helicopters with transport capabilities planned to be delivered as part of the 2015 contract.

    Army-2016 military forum is holding on at Moscow Region suburb Kubinka.

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