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Russia Continues Major Arms Deliveries to Algeria

Russia is Algeria’s primary military hardware supplier, and continues to deliver land, sea and air equipment, including T-90 main battle tanks, Mi-28NE attack helicopters and Mi-26T2 heavy transport helicopters. A Russian defence industry source told Russian news agency TASS that Russian defence exports to Algeria amounted to $457 million last year and Russia has supplied […]

Algerian Mi-26T Undergoing Flight Testing

The first Mil Mi-26T2 heavy lift helicopter for the Algerian military is being flight tested in Russia. It is the first of up to six believed to have been ordered by the North African country. The helicopter was seen performing its maiden flight from Rostvertol’s factory in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on December 25. It appears to […]

Algeria Orders Mi-28 and Mi-26 Helicopters

Algeria has ordered 42 Mi-28N attack helicopters and six Mi-26T2 heavy transport helicopters for its air force, ARMS-TASS reported on 28 February. Citing an unidentified representative of Russia’s military-industrial complex, the Russian military news agency added that the USD2.7 billion contract would also include upgrading 39 of Algeria’s existing Mi-8 helicopters to the Mi-8AMTSh standard. […]