Russian Helicopters JSC is Developing a 5th Generation Stealth Helicopter

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According to russian media, Russian Helicopters JSC is developing a 5th generation stealth helicopter.

“Two of the major designing offices in the country, Mil and Kamov have two different versions of it: Mil is proposing an one-rotor craft while Kamov a two-rotor version”, commented Mr. Shibitov (Executive Counselor).

While details have not been made public, the general requirements by the military are estimated to be the following:

-lightness

-quiet

-low observability

-two pilots (tandem configuration, possibly)

-long range

-intelligent weapon control system

-fighting against aircrafts

-max speed of 500-600 km/h

-ground analysis systems for trails of passing vehicles or troops

-artificial intelligence

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