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FSMTC: Afghanistan’s refusal of Russian helicopters will hit the country's combat capability

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The refusal of Afghanistan from Russian helicopters will hit the combat capability of the Afghan armed forces, said Dmitry Shugayev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), on the Russia 24 channel on Monday.


This is contrary to logic. Our cars are the basis of the Afghan Air Force. These are the best cars adapted to their terrain and so on. In the end, Afghan pilots and even American pilots speak positively about the car.
- he said.

FSMTC: Afghanistan’s refusal of Russian helicopters will hit the country's combat capability


Today, to take and cross out this park is simply causing damage to its own armed forces.
- added Shugaev. The head of the FSMTC noted that it is still early to put a "fat point" on the use of Russian helicopters by the Afghan armed forces.

We remind you that earlier and. about. Afghan Defense Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami said that the country no longer needs Russian-made helicopters, since it already receives NATO-made vehicles. At the same time, he stressed that at the time of the transition from Russian helicopters to NATO, Afghanistan will need assistance in quality service of Russian vehicles in service.

It is noted that now this service is carried out not by licensed companies, but through some other countries, including some Eastern European NATO states, which still use Soviet-made helicopters and have experience in servicing them, reports TASS
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  1. Partyzan
    Partyzan 13 November 2017 14: 25 New
    +8
    earlier and. about. Afghan Defense Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami said the country no longer needs Russian-made helicopters, as it already receives NATO-made aircraft.
    Who is interested in fighting efficiency - money and money again hi
    1. Logall
      Logall 13 November 2017 14: 34 New
      +8
      Quote: Partyzan
      money and money again

      Seriously? And I thought that they were on a voluntary basis .. laughing
      1. AlexanderVP
        AlexanderVP 13 November 2017 14: 38 New
        +1
        Quote: Logall
        Quote: Partyzan
        money and money again

        Seriously? And I thought that they were on a voluntary basis .. laughing

        But Russia supplies free helicopters to Afghanistan, right? Oh, these Western businessmen, they all have money ... :)
      2. Partyzan
        Partyzan 13 November 2017 14: 38 New
        +4
        Quote: Logall
        And I thought that they were on a voluntary basis ..

        on a voluntary basis -
      3. Warrior with machine gun
        Warrior with machine gun 13 November 2017 14: 44 New
        +7
        Afghan rake in the American version, ten years ago there was already such a gimmick, nothing happened, the Afghans do not understand how to fly on the Pindle branches, but they know how to ours))
        1. Orionvit
          Orionvit 13 November 2017 16: 12 New
          +1
          Quote: Warrior with machine gun
          the Afghans don’t understand how to fly on the Pindel branches, but they know how to fly on ours

          Afghans, if I don’t understand something, then only one thing. In the conditions of Afghanistan (sharp temperature changes, dustiness, poor material base for service, lack of qualified personnel), western turntables (hangar storage), unlike the proven Russian ones, will not fly. So let them buy what they want, but then they will remember with nostalgia unpretentious Russian helicopters.
          1. Warrior with machine gun
            Warrior with machine gun 13 November 2017 16: 52 New
            +6
            I agree, I remember the show about the crocodile was shown, in the states a peasant (a pilot in the past) bought 24, and happiness was full of pants, excitedly told that he stood in his barn for six months without moving, then only put the batteries and fill them up, and go, and that with any amersky helicopter this will not work)) but greed is a terrible force, you have to buy your own three-expensive))
            1. Warrior with machine gun
              Warrior with machine gun 13 November 2017 16: 52 New
              +5
              that is, to sell))
    2. 79807420129
      79807420129 13 November 2017 14: 35 New
      +9
      Today, to take and cross out this park is simply causing damage to its own armed forces.

      And their problems, they want to fall, let them fall, they want to get into debt, not our problems.
      1. x.andvlad
        x.andvlad 13 November 2017 14: 56 New
        +1
        Quote: 79807420129
        And their problems, they want to fall, let them fall, they want to get into debt, not our problems.

        Here I am about the same. These unnecessary worries about the Afghan defenses are of no use.
        I would only raise the price three times for the maintenance and spare parts of the remaining turntables. And then let as they want, and also served by anyone they want.
    3. Sergey53
      Sergey53 13 November 2017 15: 00 New
      +1
      Soon, Afghanistan, like Ukraine, will break ahead with free equipment. He’s taking the dumb thing.
      1. 79807420129
        79807420129 13 November 2017 15: 03 New
        +6
        Quote: Sergey53
        Soon, Afghanistan, like Ukraine, will break ahead with free equipment. He’s taking the dumb thing.

        Freebie Colleague only in a mousetrap, and even then a latch on the nose slams laughing Ukraine and Afghanistan will have to pay for everything, hi
        1. Partyzan
          Partyzan 13 November 2017 15: 13 New
          +7
          Quote: 79807420129
          only in a mousetrap, and even then a latch on the nose slams

          who gets slammed - and who gets the gesheft laughing
    4. Juborg
      Juborg 13 November 2017 16: 57 New
      0
      And how does it strike Afghanistan’s combat effectiveness interesting? Our "Bears" there are about 82 units. The Yankees will replace the Mi-17 with about 160 vehicles, which is almost 2 times more, well, and 4-5 times more expensive, not including service and spare parts. This is a business, moreover, obsessive and only Afghanistan is at a loss, and in part we are, as we are losing even a small market.
    5. stolz
      stolz 13 November 2017 18: 41 New
      +1
      What kind of combat readiness of the clerical army in general can we talk about? Whoever has the “happiness” to swallow dust in Afghanistan will understand what I mean.
      1. Partyzan
        Partyzan 13 November 2017 19: 12 New
        +3
        there is not combat readiness, it is not needed there, the stripes have their own business - drugs, but the minuscule that the Afghans get from this must be changed to mattress trash, but at a good price laughing
  2. Incvizitor
    Incvizitor 13 November 2017 14: 28 New
    +1
    What is the fighting efficiency in an occupied country? laughing
  3. Simon
    Simon 13 November 2017 14: 34 New
    0
    Afghanistan's refusal from Russian helicopters will hit the combat capability of the Afghan armed forces --- It is clear that someone is on his paw, someone has fallen off! I saw green papers and forgot about the country's defenses. fool
  4. svp67
    svp67 13 November 2017 14: 35 New
    +1
    They are from what is NOT REFUSED. But they won’t buy new ones either. Since the Americans give money for these purchases, they rule the ball ...
    1. Jedi
      Jedi 13 November 2017 14: 50 New
      +4
      FSMTC: Afghanistan’s refusal of Russian helicopters will hit the country's combat capability

      I will continue:
      which will contribute to the safe relocation and deployment of ISIS fighters from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.
  5. Ankipelgygyrgyn
    Ankipelgygyrgyn 13 November 2017 14: 36 New
    +1
    Today, to take and cross out this park is simply causing damage to its own armed forces.


    Ukraine is contagious, you see pinos and there brought the bacilli.
  6. AlexanderVP
    AlexanderVP 13 November 2017 14: 36 New
    0
    Is this a blow to combat efficiency? When it becomes known which NATO helicopters will replace the Russian ones, then it will be possible to compare the combat readiness.
  7. Herculesic
    Herculesic 13 November 2017 14: 39 New
    0
    Well, they have masochism in high esteem, wassat they love to drop weights on their feet wassat -We can’t forbid them to do this! !! lol
  8. faiver
    faiver 13 November 2017 14: 40 New
    +1
    fighting strength of the Afghan armed forces? sho vi gavarite? laughing
    did they have it? and fighting efficiency against whom?
  9. Monarchist
    Monarchist 13 November 2017 14: 53 New
    +1
    Quote: faiver
    fighting strength of the Afghan armed forces? sho vi gavarite? laughing
    did they have it? and fighting efficiency against whom?

    This is not essential. My cousin was there and said that theirs was very mediocre. They feel good behind the Americans
  10. APASUS
    APASUS 13 November 2017 18: 57 New
    0
    There was already a similar epic with helicopters in Afghanistan. High-tech Afghan personnel brought them to zero, literally in half a year.
    First of all, one should not forget about the mentality of the local population. Just for example: the Afghans have no concept of carrying capacity and for this reason they load the car while it is traveling.