The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announced on 30 April that it had received two new Mil Mi-35M attack helicopters.
The new helicopters arrived at Makurdi Air Base aboard an An-124-100 transport aircraft and will join the two that were delivered in December 2016.
Russian officials have said that Nigeria has ordered 12 Mi-35Ms.
NAF Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said on 16 April that his service has ordered six new-build helicopters, but did not identify the type.
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