PREMIUM: Philippines Selects Its First Helicopters From Russia

 In GDI, CIS, Air, Philippines, Forces & Capabilities, P5

The Philippine Air Force receives its first Black Hawks from Poland, but new Russian-built helicopters are on their way too

Several weeks ago, the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) approved a deal worth PHP12.797 billion ($268.7 million) for 16 new medium-lift helicopters from the Russian government.

The new type in question to be operated by the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is the Mil Mi-171, marking the first …

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