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India supplies two helicopter gunships to Afghanistan

IANS  |  New Delhi 

As part of its assistance to Afghanistan, on Thursday handed over two attack helicopters to to battle terrorism.

The two helicopter gunships will replace the four supplied in 2015, giving more fire power to the Afghan armed forces.

Indian to Vinay Kumar, acting Asadullah Khalid, Gen. and others attended the handing over ceremony at air base.

started supplying offensive military platforms to in recent years.

The gunships are being refurbished for by with financial support from though Indian (IAF) is phasing out its own Russian-origin stack helicopters replacing them with Apaches.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 18:30 IST
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