Brazil decommissions its Mi-35M combat helicopters

Currently based at Porto Velho Air Base (BAPV) in Rondônia state, the aircraft is an important military asset on the Amazon border. However, it is assumed that the helicopters will no longer be deployed, and the Poti Squadron (2nd/8th CLA) will have to cease its activities.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) will retire its Russian-made Mi-35M attack helicopters, designated AH-2 Sabre, operated by the 2nd 8th CLA, Poti Squadron, on March 1, 2022, according to a bulletin published by the Air Command.

Currently based at Porto Velho Air Base (BAPV) in Rondônia state, the aircraft is an important military asset on the Amazon border. However, it is assumed that the helicopters will no longer be deployed, and the Poti Squadron (2nd/8th CLA) will have to cease its activities.

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The ceremony to incorporate the Mi-35M . . .

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