Mi-28N and Ka-52 will test for operational use at the request of foreign customers

"Rosoboronexport" is actively promoting the global market new Russian attack helicopters Mi-28N "Night Hunter" and Ka-52 "Alligator" and believes that these helicopters have good export potential.

  • Fire lead the Mi-28
  • Fire lead the Mi-28

Claimed by the head of department of helicopters "Rosoboronexport" Grigory Kozlov.

"There are several promising areas of advancement of this technology on the international market", — said Kozlov helicopter exhibition in Moscow in response to the question, when can the first contracts with foreign customers on Mi-28N and Ka-52.

The representative of "Rosoboronexport" noted that the first call of potential buyers helicopter prematurely, "not to orient the competition."

Grigory Kozlov said that is not simply a process of negotiations, and a multi-stage campaign. In particular, he said, with foreign customers initially held talks installation, and then discusses the technical issues associated with equipment of the helicopter. "The next iteration — it shows this technique," — said Kozlov.

  • Combat use of the Ka-52
  • Combat use of the Ka-52

He noted that, as a rule, prospective customers, who expect to complete the signing of the contract negotiations, "asking us to produce a full-scale shows not only helicopters, but to live fire."

"These are the areas in which we are currently working to successfully complete these projects", — said the representative of "Rosoboronexport".

Mi-28N "Night Hunter" is designed to find and destroy tanks and other armored vehicles, as well as low-speed air targets. The helicopter is used by gun, 30 mm anti-tank missile system "Attack-in" missiles "air-to-air" and other weapons. High aircraft performance and handling characteristics allow the helicopter to conduct air combat maneuvering.

Helicopter is fitted with avionics and instruments, providing the use of a helicopter around the clock in adverse weather conditions at low altitudes. Design features ensure high survivability of the helicopter and crew survival in the face of strong enemy fire.

The Mi-28N "Night Hunter" is developed and produced by the companies of the holding company "Helicopters of Russia".

The Ka-52 "Alligator" developed by "Kamov" made Arsenyev Aviation Company "Progress" named after NI Sazykina "of the holding" Helicopters of Russia ".

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