Russian Army receives new Mi-8AMTSh helicopters

The Eastern Military District of the Russian Army has received a new batch of Mi-8AMTSh helicopters, the Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 29 May.

The new helicopters were received at an airbase located in Zabaykalsky Krai. Inspections and test flights have already been carried out, and the helicopters have entered service.

The Mi-8AMTSh is a medium twin-turbine military transport helicopter which can also used as an airborne command post, armed gunship and reconnaissance platform.

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