The Nigerian Air Force has just taken delivery of new Mi-35 helicopter gunships from Russia. The airlift cargo aircraft bearing the 2 additional brand new Mi-35M helicopter gunships touched down at the Nigerian Air Force NAF Base in Makurdi, Benue state at exactly 12.20pm.
The helicopters in a few days from now will be taken for reassembly with the help of the Russian technical crew.
Thereafter, they would be taken to Kaduna for official inducted as part of the 54th NAF Day celebration. Thereafter, the helicopters will be deployed to conflict zones.