Nigeria received from Russia a second batch of Mi-35M

NIGERIA (OBSERVATORY) – Nigeria received from Russia a second pair of combat helicopters Mi-35M, said in the command of the Air Force of the African country.

“An An-124-100 transport aircraft delivered two Mi-35M helicopters to the airbase of Makurdi Air Force of Nigeria,” the report said.

It is noted that the first pair of helicopters of this type produced by the Rostvertol plant (part of the Russian Helicopters) was delivered to Nigeria in December 2016.

Apparatuses took an active part in counter-terrorist operations in the country. Also under the contract in Russia training of pilots and technicians from Nigeria

According to various sources, Nigeria ordered from 6 to 12 Mi-35M helicopters in Russia. In the “Rosoboronexport” did not comment on the message of the Air Force of Nigeria.