Russia, Venezuela sign contract for delivery of helicopters

CARACAS, June 11 (Itar-Tass) - A contract for the delivery of Russian transportation-and-combat helicopters to the Venezuelan Army was signed at the Venezuelan Ministry of Defense here on Friday. The sides agreed that five Mi-35-M helicopters, made by the Rostov-based helicopter manufacturing plant, would be sold to the Venezuelan side. The aggregate value of the contract is 81 million US dollars.