Thursday, December 1, 2011
Peru Receives Three Russian Mi-171s
The Armed Forces of Peru plans to use its Mi-171Sh transports for law enforcement. Russian Helicopters has handed over three Mi-171Sh military transports to the Defense Ministry of Peru. The recent delivery is part of a six-helicopter order that includes support equipment and a custom paint scheme. The first batch of Mi-171s arrived in May 2011. All six helicopters will carry out anti-drug trafficking and airborne law enforcement missions for the Armed Forces of Peru.