Mi-28NE went for export

"Rosoboronexport" began to aggressively bring to the world market the latest Russian Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" and Ka-52, said Monday at a press conference at the salon at Le Bourget, the deputy head of "Rosoboronexport" Alexander Mikheyev

 

"The first export contract signed by the Mi-28NE," — he said, without specifying which country will the helicopters, and the number of ordered vehicles.

Talking about export prospects for the Ka-52, for the first time exhibited at the Salon in Le Bourget, A.Miheev said: "Negotiations are underway. There are formal proposals. They have a lot of interest. "

He recalled that the Ka-52 — "not only striking, but also reconnaissance helicopter, so it has the widest scope."

"In the near future we expect to find a buyer for this car" — said A.Miheev.

He recalled that Russia at the exhibition for the first time shows in the air fighter Su-35 and Ka-52. In the flying program will also participate combat training aircraft Yak-130.

According A.Miheeva, during the exhibition "planned a large amount of negotiations and presentations." "We are expecting a lot of visitors and potential customers. We look forward to working closely with our French partners, "- he said.

All-weather round the clock combat helicopter of the new generation Ka-52 is in service with the Army Air Forces. It is designed to destroy armored and non-armored ground targets, low-speed air targets and manpower on the front line and in tactical depth, to meet the challenges of exploration and management of a group of military attack helicopters. The helicopter has a built-in controls and operates in the field in the standalone mode based within 15 days.

The helicopter is equipped with a multi-sensor targeting system, operating in the optical, infrared and radar signature. Helicopter avionics integrated into a single multiplexed buses integrated complex with a high degree of automation tasks of piloting, navigation, weapons control and coordination of helicopters on the battlefield.

Take-off weight — 10800 kg, maximum speed — 310 km / h cruising speed — 250 km / h, lateral speed — 80 km / h backward speed — 90 km / h, the practical range — 520 km; hovering ceiling — 3600 m length (incl. screws) — 16 m rotor diameter — 14.5 m, the crew — 2 people.; climb — 10 m / s, the maximum overload — 3,5 g.

The Mi-28N is designed to find and destroy tanks and other armored vehicles and low-speed air targets and enemy at any time of day, and adverse weather conditions. The helicopter is armed with built-in unified mobile cannon installation NPPU-28H with a 30-mm gun 2A42, missile complex 9-A-2313 "Attack-in" with the radio command guidance system and supersonic guided missiles (up to 16 pcs.) Supersonic missiles "Igla" ( up to 4 pcs.) class "air-to-air" with an infrared homing head, 80-mm unguided rockets S-8 family of a 20-barrel cannon blocks B8V20-A (2-4 Unit) 122-mm unguided rockets with family -13 5-barrel cannon blocks B-13L1 (2-4 blocks).

The crew placed in separate, tandem cockpits. The navigator-operator — from the front, the pilot — behind and above, which provides a good overview and protection. Widespread use of the Mi-28N transparent armor for the first time allowed to fully book the cockpit (withstand a direct hit by a 20-mm shells).

Normal take-off weight — 11 tons, maximum — 12.1 tons maximum flight speed — 305 km / h, cruising — 270 km / h, hovering ceiling — 3600m, service ceiling — 5700 m normal range — 450 km, ferry — 1,100 km. 2 TV3-117VMA take-off power of 2200 hp

The Mi-28N is adopted for the Russian Air Force as the main type of attack helicopter.

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The total cost of the new contract, which was signed by Russia and the United States for the supply of 30 Russian Mi-17V5 helicopters to Afghanistan, more than $ 500 million

"This is — one of the largest arms contracts signed with the United States over the past few decades. Its total cost is more than $ 500 million," — said the "Interfax" a source.

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