Harare, Zimbabwe (May 18, 2023) — Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa today received 18 helicopters from Russia. The helicopters will be used to bolster the country’s health and security sectors, as well as to respond to natural disasters.
The delivery of the helicopters is part of a public-private partnership between the Zimbabwean government and the Russian Federation. The partnership is designed to strengthen the two countries’ ties and to improve the lives of Zimbabwean citizens.
The helicopters will be used to transport patients to and from hospitals, to provide air support for security forces, and to conduct search and rescue operations in the event of natural disasters. They will also be used to improve the country’s air policing capabilities.
The delivery of the helicopters is a significant boost for Zimbabwe. The country has a long history of cooperation with Russia, and the partnership between the two countries is expected to continue to grow in the years to come.
The helicopters are expected to make a significant impact on the lives of Zimbabweans. They will help to improve the country’s health and security sectors, and they will also help to respond to natural disasters. The delivery of the helicopters is a sign of the strong ties between Zimbabwe and Russia, and it is a welcome development for the people of Zimbabwe.
In addition to the 18 helicopters that were delivered today, several more are expected to be delivered in the coming months. This will further strengthen Zimbabwe’s air assets and help to improve the country’s ability to respond to a variety of challenges.