INDIA DEFENCE ARMOUR
Moscow : Uganda is in talks with Russian state arms export company Rosoboronexport over an option purchase of six more Sukhoi Su-30 multirole fighter jets.
Uganda had signed its first contract to buy six Su-30MK2 fighters this year, said Rosoboronexport's deputy director Alexander Mikheyev.
"Now, we are talking about an option, the Ugandans expressed interest in buying another six aircraft of this type," he said.
Rosoboronexport has also signed a contract to sell six Mi-17 helicopters to Ghana, he said.
The first two aircraft will be delivered to Ghana in a year, he said.
Talks are also underway about setting up a helicopter service centre in the region.
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