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    Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that Russian defense companies manufactured a total of 109 combat planes and 186 military helicopters in 2016.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian defense companies manufactured a total of 109 combat planes and 186 military helicopters in 2016, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Thursday.

    "As to the defense sector, 109 military planes and 186 military helicopters [were manufactured in 2016]," Rogozin, who oversees Russia's defense and space industries said in an interview with Rossiya-24 television.

    Rogozin added that a total of 30 civilian planes and 22 civilian helicopters were built this year.

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