Lithuania considering helicopters for special operations forces
Monday, May 29, 2017
Lithuania is considering buying helicopters for the country's Special Operations Forces, with final decisions on transport and possibly combat helicopters expected by the end of this year, lrt.lt news portal said.
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Audronis Navickas, a former Lithuanian Air Force commander, says that "nobody was ever going" to send Russian-made Mi-8 helicopters, which are used in Lithuania for rescue and search operations, to Russia for an overhaul.