The Russian Aerospace Forces put into service 4 jets, 23 helicopters and 15 drones in the second quarter of 2016, Anatoly Gulyaev, head of the Armaments Department of the Russian Defense Ministry, said.
Gulyaev also noted that several Mi-8AMTSh (Hip) helicopters were delivered ahead of schedule. He added that the repair work on seven Il-76MD (Candid-B) planes had been completed and they would soon be delivered to military units.
“For the air defense support the Russian Aerospace Forces will get a S-400 missile defense system, 4 new and 54 repaired and modernized jets, 23 new and 11 repaired helicopters, 15 unmanned aerial vehicles and more than 8,000 aircraft munitions”, Gulyaev said. (Russian Aviation/Business World Magazine)