Russian Helicopters holding company within the Russian State Corporation Rostec presents newest military helicopter is on display at the Army 2018 International Military and Technical forum in the Patriot Park near Moscow. Russian Helicopters is a helicopter design and manufacturing company headquartered in Moscow, Russia. The company designs and manufactures civilian and military helicopters. The holding’s exposition included Mi-28NE, Mi-35M attack helicopters and a Mi-38T troop transport helicopter.
The modernized is a modern attack helicopter designed for searching and destruction of tanks, armored and non-armored vehicles, as well as enemy infantry on the battlefield and low-speed air targets. Improvements were primarily related to armaments. The “Night Hunter” has the new Khrizantema-M anti-tank missile with a dual guidance system. Using this missile will increase the tank-type target engagement range to 10 km. The helicopter is also fitted with the modernized Ataka guided missiles with laser guidance. It can also use aerial bombs weighing up to 500 kg.
The Mi-35 attack-transport helicopter is designed for destroying armored fighting vehicles and providing fire support for ground troops. The new Mi-35M helicopter has much more options in terms of equipment. The attack helicopter can be further upgraded for using Igla-S air-to-air guided missiles and the President-S onboard defense system with a laser station for suppression of infra-red homing heads of man-portable air-defense system missiles. Additional equipment may include VOR/ILS systems and a radio rangefinder for measuring the distance between a helicopter and ground-based beacons.
The Mi-35T is a troop transport version of the Mi-38 designed by Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant. All Mi-38T accessories and components are produced in Russia. Communication tools for military needs and additional fuel tanks can also be installed to increase flying range. The Mi-38T allows expanding functionality and extending the scope of machines by creating specialized versions, including the “Arctic” version of the helicopter. Russian Helicopters also demonstratef Mi-17V-5 and Ka-226.80 helicopters as well as a patrol variant of the Ansat helicopter at a stationary parking. The Mi-171Sh combat-transport helicopter with expanded capabilities will be on view at the Aviation pavilion. The latest modification of the heavy 26T2V heavy helicopter stand outdoors next to the pavilion.