Russia to supply a batch of Night Hunter helicopters to Iraq – source

Mi-28NE attack helicopters.

Mi-28NE attack helicopters.

RIA Novosti / Sergey Soldatkin
20 Mil Mi-28NE dual-control vehicles will be supplied.

Russia will supply a batch of Night Hunter helicopters to Iraq, a source from the defense industry told Interfax-AVN on April 18. 

“A batch of about 20 Mil Mi-28NE dual-control vehicles is being prepared for shipping,” he said.

According to Russian Helicopters Holding, contracts for the delivery of Mil Mi-28NE helicopters have been signed with two countries, Algeria and Iraq.

Algeria has asked for the modernization of Mil Mi-28NE into a dual-control vehicle.

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