Afghanistan Has Not Requested Additional Russian Mi-17 Helicopters: ISAF

WASHINGTON, October 30 (RIA Novosti) – Kabul has not asked for more Russian Mi-17 helicopters, a spokesman for NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan Chris Belcher told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) has announced on Thursday that the deal between the United States and Russia for the Mi-17 helicopters was completed on October 29.

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US Marines begin Blackjack UAS deployment to Afghanistan

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has begun its first operational deployment of the Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) announced on 7 May…