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Около 20 самолетов и вертолетов поступит в Западный военный округ до конца текущего года Air connection of the Western military district (ZVO) before the end of this year will have about 20 aircraft and helicopters of tactical and army aviation, said “Interfax-AVN” on Wednesday, the head of press service ZVO Colonel Igor Muginov.
       
“Among the new aviation equipment helicopters Mi-28, Mi-8, Mi-26, Mi-35H, the su-35 fighter jets and transport aircraft an-148,” said the officer.
       
According to him, flight and engineering staff is already on the plants where it receives new aircraft. In turn, the pilots were retrained in the training centers and retraining of flight personnel.
       
“By the end of this year in ZVO will get more than thousand units of modern weapons and military equipment, including tanks T-72B3, self-propelled artillery “Msta-s”, reactive multiple rocket launchers of various types and caliber, communication and electronic warfare,” – said I. Muginov.

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