Russian Defense Ministry will receive upgraded Nochnoy okhotnik helicopters
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Russian Defense Ministry will receive upgraded Nochnoy okhotnik helicopters

28 October , 13:00ArmyPhoto: Сергей Бобылев / ТАСС
The Russian military will soon receive the upgraded Mi-28NM Nochnoy okhotnik (*Night Hunter) helicopters.

In addition to the Mi-28NM, the State Center for Combat Use and Retraining of Flight Personnel of Army Aviation, helicopter regiments and brigades of army aviation will also receive the Mi-38T and Mi-26T2, which are being tested according to the approved schedule.

“All of these three types of equipment are currently being tested in order to increase the combat capabilities of the army aviation. The test program is on schedule",- EADaily quotes the statement of the head of the Russian Aerospace Forces Army Aviation Igor Romanov.

According to him, the modernized helicopters are equipped with new equipment and have improved flight characteristics.

According to the program of re-equipment of aviation units by the end of the year, a batch of Ka-52 helicopters with improved capabilities is expected to be delivered to the unification of the air force and air defense of the Southern Military District.

Earlier it was reported that the latest Russian air defense systems deployed in Gyumri made it possible to identify and shoot down a record number of reconnaissance and strike drones launched in the direction of Armenia from Turkey and Azerbaijan over the past day. According to the portal avia.pro, we are talking about dozens of unmanned aerial vehicles.

*Night Hunter is a translation of the Nochnoy okhotnik aircrafts.

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