In late 2005, a Russian mineral exploration company discovered a series of large oilfields in southern Sudan. Sudan’s Military government, with its ability to hold the newly revitalised Sudanese People’s Liberation Army at bay beginning to falter, decided this new source of oil was its one sure-fire way to hold onto power.
Russia's main anti-tank helicopter. Similar
to the Apache in all but looks. Very dangerous to
both ground forces and other helicopters, although
vulnerable to fighter jets and AAA.