Six helicopters Mi-8 MTV-5 and a battery of anti-aircraft missile complex tor-M2 Belarus received from Russia in 2017. This was reported by the commander of the air force and air defence forces of armed forces of Belarus major-General Igor Golub, reports TASS.
“In the framework of military-technical cooperation to build our unified regional grouping in the first half of this year, according to previously signed contracts from Russia were armed with six helicopters Mi-8MTV-5, the fourth battery of anti-aircraft missile complex tor-M2”, – he said.
According to him, the Belarusian Ministry of defence has signed a contract with research and production Corporation “Irkut” on the delivery of 12 su-30CM from 2018 to 2020, and the contract for the supply of radar stations of the Enemy’s presence.
“All these activities aimed at building a joint regional grouping of troops and forces. Regional air defense system of Russia and Belarus continues to be improved for effective work,” – said Golub.
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