Russian Helicopters deliver first upgraded Ka-27M helicopter to Russian Navy

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The Russian Helicopters (part of Holding of Rostec State Corporation) has handed over the first modernised Ka-72M multipurpose helicopter to the Russian Navy aviation, that reported by russianhelicopters.aero.

“The new Ka-27M will increase the efficiency of the Navy aviation in close sea zone,” it quoted Deputy Director General for sales Vladislav Vasilyev as saying.

In contrast to Ka-27 the modernized craft has modern means to transmit real-time information to ground and seaborne command posts and to other helicopters.

The multipurpose Ka-27 of various modifications comprise the basis of the Navy aviation at present. They provide for air reconnaissance at sea, anti-submarine defense of warships, search and detection of submarines and surface ships. Besides, they are engaged in search and rescue of aircraft, warships and vessels in distress.

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