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The US Government ordered Russian helicopters for Afghanistan
Washington, USA - The Congress ignites the debate on the choice to buy not American aircraft
The US government was hardly criticized by the some congressmen for preferring Russian helicopter over the American ones. As reported by the "Washington Post" last Saturday, the Defense Department would have ordered for next year 10 Russian Mi-17 helicopters for the Afghan Air Force. This action takes place in a much larger maneuver that already brought 31 aircraft to Afghanistan, with a cost of...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency