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Two Russian-made combat helicopters Mi-35M have been delivered to Azerbaijan 1004121

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World Air Force News - Azerbaijan
 
 
Two Russian-made combat helicopters Mi-35M have been delivered to Azerbaijan.
 
Two Russian-made Mi-35M combat helicopters have been delivered to Azerbaijani capital Baku over the weekend, local media reported on Monday, April 9, 2012. Two helicopters departed Friday, April 6, 2012, from Russia's Rostov-on-Don- based Rosvertol JSC and have been delivered to Baku by Volga-Dnepr AN 124 100 long range heavy transport aircraft.
     
Two Russian-made Mi-35M combat helicopters have been delivered to Azerbaijani capital Baku over the weekend, local media reported on Monday, April 9, 2012. Two helicopters departed Friday, April 6, 2012, from Russia's Rostov-on-Don- based Rosvertol JSC and have been delivered to Baku by Volga-Dnepr AN 124 100 long range heavy transport aircraft.
Russian-made Mi-35M combat helicopter during flying tests
     
A total of 24 Mi-35M helicopters worth 360 million U.S. dollars will be sent to Baku in accordance with a deal signed in September, 2010 between Rosoboronexport and its Azerbaijani counterpart.

The first four Mi-35M helicopters ordered by Azerbaijan were brought to Baku on December 12, 2011.

Mi-35 helicopters are modernized version of Mi-24 helicopters for the destruction of armored vehicles. These helicopters are also implemented in airlift delivery and the evacuation of the wounded as well as providing fire air support.

The helicopters have Russian-made NVGs, a new countermeasures system, Garmin GPS 115 with VPS-200 interface, and a turret- mounted IRTV-445MGH thermal imaging system.

The helicopter's armament includes anti-tank missiles, machine guns, grenade launcher and various bombs.