UkrOboronProm repaired and modernized more than two dozen military helicopters in 2016

Mi-24PU1 Photo: Oleg Demyanenko
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UkrOboronProm State enterprise “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant” Aviakon ” in 2016 repaired and modernized more than two dozen military helicopters for Ukrainian army.

That was reported by press-service of concern UkrOboronProm.

Among those modernization of Mi-24PU1, equipped with modern electronics, new engines, powerful weapons, and has a high degree of protection that includes modern complex protection ADROS. This complex foils heat-seeking missiles, protecting helicopter from man-portable air defense systems “Igla” and Stinger, as well as from air-to-air missiles type R-60 and R-73.

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.

“Mi-24PU1, manufactured by SE “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “Aviakon,” is the result of effective collective work of UKROBORONPROM enterprises and strategic international cooperation with partners, supplying Ukrainian helicopter with modern electronics “, – said the head  of the SC” UkrOboronProm ” Roman Romanov.

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