Russia Plans Escort for Syria-Bound Helicopters, Interfax Says

Russia has a plan that involves having warships escort a vessel carrying repaired MI-25 helicopters to Syria, Interfax reported, citing an unidentified person at the Russian navy headquarters.

While there are no orders yet to escort the vessel, the plan to do so has already been developed, the person said, according to Interfax.

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