15/09/2016 21:09

Attack helicopters Mi-24PU1 are ready to be transfered to Ukrainian Air Force

UKROBORONPROM SE “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “Aviakon” is ready to transfer three attack helicopters Mi-24PU1to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Works on development of helicopters were performed in the frameworks of the state defense order for the military air forces Army Aviation Command of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

“Mi-24PU1 meets all modern warfare requirements, equipped with advanced electronics, effective system of protection and powerful weapons. This is the equipment defenders of our country need and the SC “UkrOboronProm” continues to supply the armed forces of Ukraine with this type of military equipment “, – said the head of the SC” UkrOboronProm” Roman Romanov.

It should be noted that during Mi-24PU1 development special attention was paid to attack helicopters’ security enhancing. Domestic experts have mounted protection ultramodern complex Adros, developed by Scientific Industrial Complex “Progress”. This complex misguides missiles with infra-red guidance, enhancing helicopter protection from man-portable air defense systems of “Igla” and Stinger types, and missiles of “air-to-air” type R-60 and R-73.

To destroy the enemy Mi-24PU-1 is equipped with a super 30-mm automatic cannon and a variety of missile weapons, including precision anti-tank guided missiles.

The attack helicopter Mi-24PU-1 is empowered with new domestic engines, contributing to speed and maneuverability increase. Modern sighting and navigation systems provide a major advance of capabilities of the helicopter, allowing to effectively perform tasks even in complete darkness.