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    The United States will next year buy 30 Russian-made helicopters for the Afghan army, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Friday.

    MOSCOW, November 1 (RIA Novosti) – The United States will next year buy 30 Russian-made helicopters for the Afghan army, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Friday.

    The batch of Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters will raise to 63 the quantity of that model supplied under US-Russian deals for the Afghan National Army.

    The Mi-17V-5 is part of the Mi-8/17 family, members of which are used by more than 80 countries.

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