(AGI) - Luanda, Sep 15 - Angola will buy Russia new military helicopters of the type Mil Mi-8/17 and Mil Mi-24/35, between 2016 and 2017, according revealed Wednesday, 14, in Pretoria a representative of Rosoboronexport, the official Russian company by military exports. The information was given by Yury Demchenko at side-lines of an international aerospace trade show and South African defense. Besides Angola, three other African countries, namely Mali, Sudan and Nigeria, also have contracts to buy Russian aircraft fabric. The Russian official, who leads the delegation of Rosoboronexport to that fair, one of the biggest of Africa, explained that these military use of helicopters continue to be the most sought after by African countries and new units have been delivered between 2014 and 2016 to the Angola, Sudan, Uganda and Rwanda armies. "Between 2016 and 2017 we plan to continue to export these helicopters to Angola, Mali, Sudan and Nigeria. Our position in this market in Africa is strong, so we are optimistic strengthen it", said Yury Demchenko. There were no early details about this business with Angola. Angola commissioned in 2015 six helicopters by Italian construction company AgustaWestland, for more than ? 88.1 million. The Angolan Armed Forces comprise approximately 100,000 operational in the three branches, and unofficial data indicate that already have 53 helicopters Mil Mi-8/17 and 15 Mil Mi-24/35. (AGI) .