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World AIr Force News - Argentina
 
 
Air Force of Argentina received for the first time Russian made helicopter Mi-171E.
 
Two Russian Mil Mi-171E helicopters have been handed over to the Argentine Air Force command in Buenos Aires, Rosoboronexport reported on Monday, December 5, 2011.
     
Two Russian Mil Mi-171E helicopters have been handed over to the Argentine Air Force command in Buenos Aires, Rosoboronexport reported on Monday, December 5, 2011.
Russian made transport helicopter Mi-171E
     

"That was the first ever acquisition of helicopters in Russia-Argentina relations. The delivery was agreed upon during an official visit of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in April 2010,"" said the report received by Interfax-AVN.

"In fact, this delivery opens up a new promising market for Russian military and dual-use products and signified a breakthrough into the market earlier dominated by industrial giants of Europe and the United States,"" it said.