Rosoboronexport might procure 6 more Mi-35 rotorcrafts worth a total of $256 million to Iraq in addition to $4.2 billion defence contracts.
According to Reuters, new contract on 6 helicopters delivery by October 2013 at $217 million ($256 million including the munitions) was awarded during the visit of Rostec Director General Sergey Chemezov and Rosneft President Igor Sechin to Iraq on April 16, 2013. The expanding of military equipment procurement contracts up to $8 billion was also negotiated.
Currently there are contracts at a total price of $4.2 billion being fulfilled in the area of military technical cooperation between Iraq and Russia. Chiefly these are for Russian rotorcraft equipment deliveries, including the 36 Mi-28 helicopters. “There also are other prospects in this field, which are now being explored by the parties at the experts’ level”, said the Rostec representatives on April, 17.