The Russian firm Kamov will deliver 145 KA-50-2 military helicopters to Turkey by 2010. As a Rosbalt correspondent reports, this was announced today by Sergei Mikheyev, a construction engineer at the company. He added that the contract may be signed before the end of this year. 'We have already agreed on the fundamental aspects of the deal and we have discussed all the relevant issues and problems. The negotiation process will end shortly,' said Mr Mikheyev although he declined to specify the cost of the deal. He said that the equipment for the 145 helicopters will be designed and produced by an Israeli company. The KA-50-2 helicopters will be based on the K-50 military helicopters.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities