Burundi considers buying Russian-made Pantsir-S1 air-defense missile systems

The east African nation of Burundi is considering purchasing Russian-made ‘Pantsir-S1’ air-defense missile-gun systems. “It’s very powerful. My country is interested in buying it,” Burundi‘s Defense Minister Emmanuel Ntahomvukiye told journalists on Friday, RIA Novosti news agency . The minister’s comments came after the nations had signed a military cooperation agreement earlier that day.