India on 16 May 2019 conveyed the primary pair of Mi-24 assault helicopters to the Afghan Air Force, empowering the nation to support its abilities in counter-insurrection tasks.
The helicopters will likewise upgrade the effectiveness of the Afghan National Defense and Security Force in battling fear based oppression.
The assault helicopters were given over by Vinay Kumar, Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan, to Acting Defense Minister Asadullah Khalid at the Kabul Air Force base.
About Mi-24 helicopters-
1. The Mi-24 helicopter is an enormous gunship that is utilized for completing ambush and transport missions.
2. It has been designated “attack helicopter” on account of its double capacities of capability and troop-transport.
3. The helicopter is delivered by the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, a Russian originator, and maker of helicopters.
4. It has been in tasks since 1972 by the then Soviet Air Force and more than 30 different countries.